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Oct. 14, 2015 9:40 am

New civic hacking group eyes Vision Zero data

HackShopDC wants to help eliminate transportation-related deaths. The group's first meetup is Oct. 29.

From D.C.'s 2013 National Day of Civic Hacking event.

(Photo by Flickr user Justin Grimes, used under a Creative Commons license)

Look out, coders, there’s a new civic hacking group on the block!

HackShopDC, which aims to meet monthly, is planning its first meetup for Oct. 29. The group is civic-minded and will look at a different D.C. issue or data set at each meetup. This could be our new jam.

HackShop: Vision Zero

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015, 6:00 PM

Socrata
1150 17th Street, NW Suite 200 Washington, DC

17 HackShoppers Attending

HackShopDC kicks off it’s first event – a mini hackathon on Vision Zero data!Vision Zero (http://www.dcvisionzero.com/) is a DC initiative to eliminate transit-related deaths and serious injuries in the District by 2024. Vision Zero has a rich dataset of car, pedestrian and bike issues submitted by citizens. We will be joined by DDOT who will intr…

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At its first meeting later this month HackShopDC will tackle Vision Zero data. Vision Zero, for those who are unfamiliar, is a D.C. initiative aimed at eliminating transportation-related deaths and serious injuries by 2024.

HackShop will be joined by a representative from the District Department of Transportation to talk through the dataset of citizen-submitted transportation issues. After the talk a mini hackathon will commence — with the goal of creating a visual story based on the data.

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