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Civic Data Alliance

Louisville's Code for America Brigade. Making Public Data Truly Public.

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Projects from the Civic Data Alliance

The Civic Data Alliance is composed of local volunteers, helping to open data, assist the government and non-profits, and generate public interest and feedback. To that end, here is a list of current and past projects that our members are working on for the community.


Tree, Heat and Property Maps

Kentucky Voting Precincts

Louisville Minecraft

OKFN Open Data Census

  • Listing Louisville’s data achievements


OpenStreetMap for the Visually Impaired

Voter Turnout by Precinct

Who Owns the Road?

Pedestrian and Bicycle Collisions

The Next Bus

Louisville Fiber

National Day of Civic Hacking

Louisville Open Data Executive Order


Speed Up Louisville

TARC Bus Animation

JCPS Resides Map

Louisville Henge

  • Which streets are lined at sunset for a perfect photo? - Michael Schnuerle



  • Making open data usable in a news feed for your block - Bret Walker


Open Records FOIA/KORA Requests and Data Hosting


Louisville Metro - Second Annual Open Data Report

Insider Louisville - Metro government touts efforts to provide open data

Metro Louisville Mayor - Open Data Portal is powerful toolbox for creative minds

Courier-Journal - Louisville hackers code for public good

WFPL - How Computer Hacking Can Improve Louisville’s Public Policy

Brian Bohannon - Photos of Louisville’s National Code for America Hackathon

Insider Louisville - Largest-ever national convening of civic hackers set for Saturday

Insider Louisville - Civic hackers face heavy financial obstacle for data from Jefferson County PVA

Code for America - This Week in #CivicTech: Open Data for the Blind

Insider Louisville - Louisville crime reports flawed due to data input methods

Courier-Journal - Reno-Weber: Using data to build a better life

American Printing House for the Blind - Second Hacking Event at APH: Coders needed

Louisville Digital Association - Civic Hacking Event at American Printing House for the Blind

Broken Sidewalk - What the CDA’s Voter Turnout Map means for Louisville

Insider Louisville - Louisville Mayor’s Open Data Executive Order

Insider Louisville - Success and roadblocks: #Hackville draws 40 people interested in civic change

Broken Sidewalk - Q+A with Michael Schnuerle & the Louisville Transportation Camp