More than 29,000 people around the globe help make their communities and governments work better through the Code for America network. Here’s a brief snapshot of what happened across the network this week:
Beta.nyc Redesigns New Online City Record
For the first time the official news record of New York City is online and searchable. Beta.nyc worked closely with the city to redesign the record and make NYC historical data searchable. Watch the television announcement here.
Park Equity in Austin wins Open Data Challenge
Open Austin’s Park Equity App was selected as a winner for the U.S. Census Bureau Open Data Challenge. The team was invited to demo the app to 1,000+ people on the National Demo Day webinar, which was moderated by the CTOs of the Census Bureau and the Department of Commerce.
Open JC Presents at the United Nations
Miami-Dade County Budget Visualization
Code for NoVA Holds an Iconathon with the US Patent and Trademark Office
Code for NoVA hosted an Iconathon at the USPTO. During the Iconathon participants designed internationally recognizable icons representing intellectual property and other legal issues.