New GTFS file location available:
Valley Metro, in conjunction with the city of Phoenix, is making strides to further open its transit data and better partner with the developer
community. The new data portal is located at this address…
The new location provides easy GTFS access and additional shape files. Staff is [...]
What: National Day of Civic Hacking – Random Hacks of Kindness and Brigade Meetup
When: June 1st and 2nd 2013
Where: Gangplank Chandler (260 S Arizona Ave Chandler, AZ 85225)
Gangplank Chandler creates the opportunity for citizens to get involved in serving their community by using technology to create new, innovative applications and platforms.
Chandler, AZ – [...]
Social media is outpacing public news organizations. When major accidents, disasters and crimes occur they often hit Facebook and Twitter well before local news media picks them out. This causes confusion, frustration and uncertainty by the public. An easy solution to ease these problems is [...]
Once registered, developers will have access to the GTFS feed, which updates daily. Valley Metro is also working with the City to open up more of their data to those registered as it becomes available.
1. It helps to have the top public official (e.g. Mayor Bloomberg) visibly champion open government, civic apps, and data-driven government. In [...]
When we were working with the City of Chandler to jump start Open Government, we found that we needed to explain what exactly it was we were wanting them to participate in. We have uploaded the slide deck we used during a presentation to explain what we were looking for as well [...]
During a session at CityCampAZ, Matt Morales and Serena Unrein encouraged participants to get more involved in government by following key politicians and lobbyists online via Twitter. Serena complied a great list of twitter accounts to follow. We have added to them and turned them into Twitter Lists so that you [...]
@BM5K asked for intersection geo coordinates to start a project. The City of Chandler was able to field the request and here is the data for others to use. Intersection Coordinates. More details on the project will be published as they become available.
OpenChandler is the gathering place for people looking to foster civic participation and facilitate communication between citizens and government. The goal is to have events, share data, build applications and have conversations to make Chandler, Arizona the place we want it to be.
Transparency Making data more accessible Making government operations more [...]