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Louisville’s National Day of Civic Hacking event wrapped up this past Saturday May 31.  How did it go? Success! The event was a huge success!  The organizers, Louisville’s Civic Data Alliance, would like to thank everyone who participated including Greg Fischer (Louisville Metro’s Mayor), Ted Smith (City Innovation Director), and Tim Welsh (Metro CIO). We […]

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CrimeScore is a new local open data API by YourMapper that gives you a detailed safety grade at your current location. Methodology CrimeScore rating uses a propriety methodology based on address-level open data crime reports, weighted for type of crime, recency, and proximity, then adjusted by neighboring CrimeScore ratings, and finally statistically standardized across a […]

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YourMapper’s team at the Hacktucky hackathon took first place with our Next Bus project.  SND hosted their international news design conference in Louisville this year, and 5 teams participated in an intense 24 hour hackathon to ship a locally focused product. The Next Bus uses TARC’s real-time bus data, merged with curated local events.  Choose […]

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Hack for Change Louisville is being held as the city’s formal National Day of Civic Hacking event. The day will bring together local government leaders and staff, local organizations, businesses, visitors, and community members and is focused on civic innovation. Success! The event was a huge success!  Thanks for everyone who participated including Greg Fischer, Louisville […]

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This weekend, Your Mapper participated in the national Code Across America: A Week of Civic Innovation event, the Code for America Hack-a-Thon, and pulled in a first place prize! The city of Louisville, the Mayor’s Office, Economic Growth and Innovation director Ted Smith, Louisville CIO Beth Niblock, and LVL1 hosted the event, organized by the Code […]

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Today we launched a significant number of new features for our online maps that we think will really help you visualize the data you want to see better than ever.  Google announced many of these upgrades to their API last week, so we thought we’d quickly add them for our users. Heatmaps The first of […]

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The Your Mapper iPhone app gives you access to all of our national, state, and local data anywhere you are. We want to make it easy for you to discover your surroundings, save favorite searches, and share what you find. Features include much of what you can do browsing our website maps, plus: Location Detection […]

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Cross posted from the Metro Mapper blog. The city of Louisville Metro has partnered with our government open data services and mapping company GovMapper to bring a daily crime incident reports map from the LMPD to the citizens of Louisville. There are maps for every police division and beat in the city, with data updating daily.  The […]

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GovMapper has been selected by KSTC for the respected Kentucky Enterprise Fund grant this year! GovMapper helps local governments get their data online for the public. This grant will help us reach more city and state governments across the nation, and show them how to open data for their citizens, promoting transparency and saving them […]

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Our biggest challenge to getting great public data online is forging a human relationship with the decision makers in local governments.  When we make a connection to the individuals in charge, we can show them the benefits of putting their data online and how easy the process is. This connection to local government almost always […]

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