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.
The event was a huge success! Thanks for everyone who participated including Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro’s Mayor.
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 for [...]
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 [...]
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 requires [...]
In addition to being a proponent of open data on the federal level with Data.gov, Washington DC is also hands-down the best municipal area in the entire nation when it comes to putting their data online. That’s why we are thrilled to be one of their Top Non-Government Apps in their new App Store!