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GovMapper

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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The Jefferson County PVA office in Louisville KY has been, for the last 4 years, a forward thinking government agency willing to use technology to help their citizens save money.  They have utilized bird’s-eye imagery internally to cut assessment costs, launched a terrific new website designed by VIA Studio, and have used property value maps […]

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We’ve gathered detailed car and motor vehicle accident reports from all 120 counties across the state of Kentucky and put them on an interactive map, a heatmap, a mobile phone version, and into our open API. Each vehicle accident report popup shows you: the type of collision the number of killed and injured people how […]

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Apps for Californians has announced its winners. The CA.gov-promoted mashup competition launched in June was a collaboration with Google, Microsoft, Center for Digital Government and ProgrammableWeb. Our Entry We grabbed the Cleanup Site and Permitted Facility data from the CA Department of Toxic Substances Control and created a California Environment Report. This mashup provides an interactive […]

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Today Google announced that using Rich Snippets makes it easier for search engines like Google to properly classify your site, recognize and understand its content about a particular place, and make it discoverable to users based on geographic location. We’ve added these hidden RDFa snippets to all the millions of place detail pages across the […]

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Last week we attended a state-wide municipal government conference and pitched our data mapping services to the decision makers in local government.  The Kentucky League of Cities conference brought together mayors, clerks, council members, and police from cities around the state, all looking to improve their cities. Since governments are our main clients for mapping […]

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We’ve been mapping contributions to all of Kentucky’s political races for a while now, grabbing data from the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance going back to January of 2007.  Today we’d like to show how you can narrow this data down to one particular candidate or race, specifically, the race for the new mayor of […]

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Google gave final official digital certificates yesterday to qualified developers who passed their rigorous mapping certification process.  Your Mapper is one of only 8 map developers in the United States to become qualified! The icon indicates those developers who have passed the program and obtained their certificate. The Google Qualified Developer program was designed to […]

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