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 map customizations [...]
The Franklin County Kentucky PVA office is using Your Mapper’s platform to map its property values county-wide.
Like the Jefferson County KY PVA before them, they see the value in opening up their public information to their citizens, and putting it into an easy-to-understand visual map. It saves their office time and duplication of effort, [...]
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 [...]
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 many vehicles and police [...]
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 [...]
Four years after the first geographic, microlocal websites appeared, some have started to be acquired by larger companies in the hopes of improving local news and data coverage. Yesterday, EveryBlock was purchased by MSNBC.com for undisclosed millions of dollars, and in June AOL acquired both Patch for local news and Going for local music for [...]
Louisville’s PVA (Property Valuation Administrator) sets all the property values in Jefferson County Kentucky for government and municipal tax purposes. There is a PVA in each county in Kentucky, and they are run by the state government. They have an elaborate internal database that integrates with municipal GIS mapping software that the city [...]
Your Mapper has launched a new site just for municipal and state government agencies called GovMapper. This site targets local government departments and explains to them exactly how the Your Mapper Platform can help them get their data online to their public simply, inexpensively, and lightning fast.
Government agencies are overburdened by Freedom of [...]