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We'll have space and time to hack on our projects or your own projects if you'd like.
http://clevelandlots.org/ - a website with the City Planning Department for people to submit online applications for stewardship of the vacant lot next door to them.
We can use your help on several issues - https://github.com/opencleveland/large-lots/issues
(if you happen to know AWS, django, or python; that's super, but not required!)
RTA released an API of vehicles' real-time locations! Interested to delve more into the data and using RTA's data to improve service and make it easier for fellow Clevelanders to use the RTA, analyze RTA buses if they arrive on schedule, measure coverage and frequency, or any other ideas with the data?
(see https://github.com/luqmaan/awesome-transit for some ideas).
Bring your project ideas and suggestions. Is Open Cleveland for you?
If you have an idea of a project that can help improve a local government or have developed a civic app?
If you're a local govt official or employee, share your experiences with data sharing in your workplace and find out how you can share the data that's available to you and promote open data policies there.
So, come join developers, designers, data geeks, civic leaders, organizers, idea-makers, and anyone else who is interested learning about our brigade, civic technology, and open data.
Programming experience is not necessary!
A laptop is encouraged but not required. Open Cleveland is a Code For America Brigade. To learn more about us, visit http://www.opencleveland.org
To learn more about Code For America and Brigades, visit http://www.codeforamerica.org/brigade/about
All Open Cleveland events are under our Code of Conduct (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Efp-sZpmiuscsTtxeCjkHk5X5JUpF93G1cf0vrvMFxI/edit)
The RTA Healthline has a stop that is a block or 2 away; the building is ADA accessible, and there is free parking off of East 69th.