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Civic Data Alliance

All the Data for We the People. We are Louisville's official Code for America Brigade.

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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

Louisville Property Tax and Tree Cover by Parcel Map

Heat Island Effect across Louisville

Every PVA Property Parcel Mapped

Kentucky Voting Precincts

For the first time ever, 7168 KY voting precincts mapped online, with voter data.

Louisville Minecraft

Opening city GIS layers needed to recreate our city in Minecraft

OKFN Open Data Census

Listing Louisville’s data achievements

OpenStreetMap for the Visually Impaired

Helping the Visually Impaired Navigate Louisville Using Open Data

Voter Turnout by Precinct

May 2014 primary including registered voters, turnout numbers and percent

Who Owns the Road?

City, state, federal, private, sub-city road ownerships for Louisville.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Collisions

15 years of collisions mapped and organized

The Next Bus

Encouraging bus ridership in the city

Louisville Fiber

Mapping the demand for high speed internet

National Day of Civic Hacking

Uniting technologists, entrepreneurs, developers and other citizens in using open data to improve communities.

Louisville Open Data Executive Order

Advising the mayor and leaders on best practices and order wording

Speed Up Louisville

Understand the quality and cost of internet service - Eric Littleton

TARC Bus Animation

24 hour interactive animation of all TARC bus stops - Michael Schnuerle

JCPS Resides Map

Showing resides school boundaries for the first time - Michael Schnuerle

Louisville Henge

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


Creating an urban canvas for experimentation - Pat Smith


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

Open Records FOIA/KORA Requests and Data Hosting

Getting more public data online at city, county, state levels


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