Code for America held its fifth annual CodeAcross event, and the CDA in Louisville participated. CodeAcross is a weekend of civic hacking events hosted by nodes of the Code for America network around the world. It is timed to coincide with International Open Data Day.
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Hack for Change Louisville was held as the city’s official Code for America National Day of Civic Hacking event, one of over 100 simultaneous events across the United States. The day brought together local government leaders and staff, local organizations, non-profits, businesses, visitors, and community members and was focused on civic innovation.
The Civic Data Alliance has taken open GIS data from the city of Louisville and organized volunteers to load it into Open Street Map so the American Printing House can use it in their mobile app for the visually impaired.