OpenGeo Suite Supports SFPark and Cleaner, Safer Streets in San Francisco

Today OpenGeo, the leader in open source geospatial technology, completed Phase II development for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) SFpark project asset management system. SFpark uses geospatial and sensory technology to collect and distributes real-time parking availability information to drivers. It also uses this data to regularly update meter and garage pricing to ensure parking Read more…

May 6th in SF: The Power of Open APIs for Government

Open data and Open APIs are increasingly powerful vectors for what Tim O’Reilly has called ‘government as a platform.’

That’s why we’re excited about the upcoming Open APIs for Government event being held at San Francisco’s City Hall on May 6 at 6:30pm. We hope to see many of you there for lively discussion of the importance of open government in the era of open data and open source. Read on..

Awards for Streetsblog and GothamSchools

Our readers know how impactful civic-minded journalism can be, but it is also an honor to receive outside confirmation from esteemed organizations. Two TOPP projects were recently singled out as true movers in their fields: GothamSchools won first place in the national Educational Writers Association’s ‘best education blog’ category for their excellent coverage of the Read more…