Made in America Festival: use this mobile app to navigate through the sprawling Parkway concert - Technical.ly Philly

Aug. 31, 2012 4:45 pm

Made in America Festival: use this mobile app to navigate through the sprawling Parkway concert

This weekend’s Budweiser Made in America Festival is bound to be a bit crazy, with an additional estimated 50,000 people crowding the Parkway daily. So here’s an insider’s guide, courtesy of the Police Department and Comcast’s Philly in Focus. The two organizations teamed up to offer a visual mobile map of navigating the masses, using […]

This weekend’s Budweiser Made in America Festival is bound to be a bit crazy, with an additional estimated 50,000 people crowding the Parkway daily.

So here’s an insider’s guide, courtesy of the Police Department and Comcast’s Philly in Focus.

The two organizations teamed up to offer a visual mobile map of navigating the masses, using Pictour, an app that helps create point-by-point tours, according to a Police Department blog post.

Find the tool here. Download it here.

The interactive tool points out SEPTA stops, public bathrooms and police informational beacons (15 ft. tall landmarks where police will be stationed).

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes has been covering the Philadelphia tech scene since 2012. She's co-president of the Asian American Journalists Association Philadelphia chapter and a two-time Philadelphia News Award winner for "Community Reporting of the Year." The Bryn Mawr College grad lives in West Philly, likes her food spicy and wears jumpsuits often.

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