For National Day of Civic Hacking, BetaNYC, NYC Department of Transportation, NYC Mayors Office of People with Disabilities, NYC Mayors Office of Data Analytics, & MakerSpace NYC are challenging New Yorkers to reimagine how all people move around our city streets & sidewalks.|
Join 100 diverse individuals, organizations, & government stakeholders for a day-long mapathon & civic hacking event to improve mobility equity in NYC.
We are looking for hackers + mappers to join BetaNYC on Sat, 21 Sept for a day-long Mobility for All Abilities mapathon & civic hacking event to improve mobility equity in NYC. Apply to participate by Saturday, 14 September at 12:00:00 AM (MIDNIGHT).
We identified community needs for mobility equity in NYC with local organizers & stakeholders, & came up with 9 challenges to work on at the hackathon. Come work on meeting them with us & improve how everyone moves around the city.
We are looking for 100 hackers, technologists, makers, problem solvers, mappers & thoughtful citizens to participate on a challenge team & spend the day with civic leaders contributing their skills & learning new ones (like how to map!). Check out the challenges below & apply to join at challenge team at the hackathon.
We will have free, on-site childcare provided by professional sitters.
**Who should apply?**
ANYONE! While several challenges are technical in nature, we invite anyone to join them & pick up new #civictech skills. We have two challenges that are oriented around OpenStreetMap. These challenges will teach you how to edit & tag maps within a web browser. Others challenges have specific requests for data scientists & analysts, developers, programmers, designers, cartographers, urban planners, data jammers, social justice warriors, & LGBTQ advocates.
Review the challenges & apply to participate in one by filling out the form at < < https://betanyc.forms.fm/mobility-for-all-abilities-app > >. Applications are open until Saturday, 14 September at 12:00:00 AM (MIDNIGHT).
We will review applications as we receive them & confirm your attendance by email as soon as possible.
BetaNYC Blog post with a detailed list of challenges =>> https://beta.nyc/2019/09/03/mobility4all-hackathon/