civic hacking Archives - Baltimore

civic hacking


May 31, 2019 1:33 pm

These tools have data on MTA transit performance

Released days apart, [Bmore] Transit Tracker grew out of a Baltimore Hackathon project, while MTA released its own webpage showing on-time rates for bus routes. Ultimately, they aim to provide accountability.

Nov. 15, 2018 5:50 pm

Citywide hackathon looks to bring Baltimore’s civic, tech groups together to solve big problems

Organizers say preparation starts now for Hack Baltimore in 2020, which is looking to combine resources from hackathons and groups across the city. The goal is to create solutions that will be used beyond the weekend.

Sep. 22, 2017 12:44 pm

Head to Philly for Code for America’s mega-gathering of civic technologists

The nonprofit is hosting a Brigade Congress Oct. 13–15. It's where Code for Baltimore and other civic-hacking groups will swap ideas and talk shop.

Apr. 21, 2017 11:58 am

Dig into Baltimore court data at this April 27 hack night

The Baltimore Legal Hackers Meetup is looking to guide everyone through the database.

Feb. 13, 2017 12:43 pm

Code for Baltimore wants to hear your thoughts on open data

The brigade is holding an open data forum on Thursday. Get involved.

Jan. 13, 2017 9:03 am

Baltimore gets Bloomberg funding to form innovation team

It's one of seven city governments in a new round of funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Jan. 10, 2017 7:57 am

Mayor Pugh looks to Philly for anti-litter inspiration

The mayor was briefed last week on a Philadelphia civic hacking effort. It may be an idea worth stealing.

Dec. 22, 2016 12:30 pm

Attention, civic hackers: Code for America-affiliated brigade is launching in Baltimore

Code for Baltimore is looking to get technologists and leaders in the same room.

Dec. 1, 2016 7:37 am

10 times Baltimore technologists made an impact using civic data

Baltimore was a pioneer in releasing open data. Here's a look at a few examples of what the tech community did with it.

Sep. 22, 2016 7:51 am

Develop solutions to 3 of Baltimore’s most complex issues

The Kaiser Permanente Social Innovation Challenge takes place this weekend. It's a great opportunity for technologists and creative thinkers to help Baltimore get better.

Sign-up for daily news updates from Baltimore

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!