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Some BetaNYC civic hacking / #HackforChange events you should note! - Friends, These next two weeks are special. noel h. May 21, 2014 10:50 AM
BikeNYC / CitiBikeNYC hacker news! - Hello fellow transit friends, I wanted to let you know that several of us have been "civic hacking" with BetaNYC and have started running regular "hacknights" around BikeNYC and CitiBikeNYC data.  Noel Hidalgo | B. Apr 11, 2014 1:10 PM
Making NYC's open data useful to all - **** THIS WEEKEND - Code Across NYC 2014 **** Join us on 22 & 23 Feb for #CodeAcrossNYC 2014. This is a two day prototype-athon taking NYC’s open government data and making it useful for NY City Council, noel h. Feb 16, 2014 3:45 PM
Transportation Innovation at the NYU Rudin Center - Please join the NYU Rudin Center on the evening of November 4th for our next edition of Short Talks, Big Ideas,  showcasing inn ovative work and ideas at the f Sarah K. Oct 15, 2013 1:38 PM
Fw: $40K MTA AT&T App Quest - This just came into my inbox... -- noel h. May 15, 2013 2:00 PM
MTA AT&T App Quest Hackathon, May 4-5 - Preview not available user 1. Apr 16, 2013 4:28 PM
LAST DAY to sign a petition for eHail Taxi Apps - Within the next few days, we will learn if the NY Supreme Court will allow for eHailApps in NYC. Within the next few hours, we need you so sign this petition and show your su noel h. Mar 18, 2013 1:10 PM
Roadify-- VOTING ENDS TODAY (4/30)- can we get your support for global visibility for NY tech community at Rio+ 20 conference? - Roadify is the ONLY finalist from New York competing for the SMART Mobi Prize for sustainable mobility. The prize will be awarded at the UN Rio + 20 conference in June. We're excited at the prospect of Roadify representing the New York tech commu Dan Apr 30, 2012 2:24 PM
MTA App Quest New Submission Deadline: Nov. 21 - user 1. Oct 24, 2011 3:05 PM
MTA App Quest - Preview not available user 1. Aug 18, 2011 7:14 PM
OT, TIME SENSITIVE: For the next 3 hours, I need your votes & voices! - Friends, On Monday, I launched a campaign to win one of two seats on the NY Tech Meetup board <�� http://votenoneck.org/ ��>. My g noel h. Dec 17, 2010 12:21 PM
Fwd: Open Transportation Data Policy - planning a workshop at NYU - See below. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Anthony Townsend < [address removed] > Date: Tue, Nov 2, Samuel W. Nov 2, 2010 2:13 PM
Job Openings: Software Engineers for Open Source Transit Projects - Preview not available Nick G. Nov 1, 2010 9:19 AM
This weekend at Eyebeam, The Great Urban Hack. - I hope you can join us - Noel Join Hacks/Hackers NYC and Eyebeam Art + Technology Center on Nov. 6 & 7 for The Great Urban Hack, a two-day, open-source hackathon that celebrates New York City . Design, report on, code noel h. Oct 31, 2010 10:34 PM
October Open Transit Data Meetup - Hi everyone! Summer has come and gone, and it's time for us transit-developers to hang out and hear what each other has been up to! If you have a transit application or visualization you would like to share with everyone else please email me at Jehiah Sep 27, 2010 11:30 AM
CapitolCamp 2010, an unconference for NY State Government's technology stakeholders - Dear Friends, Last year, we opened the State House doors to talk about the direction of the technology adoption in New York State. Nearly one hundred of you attended CapitolCamp. Now, we are two weeks from making history! On August 19 & 20, Albany noel h. Aug 5, 2010 4:16 PM
New data set - user 1. Jul 2, 2010 10:25 AM
MTA meeting on SIRI and other topics - user 1. Jun 23, 2010 3:22 PM
NYC Open Data Hearing - June 21, 2010 - ( Please visit http://nycctechcomm.wordpress.­com/opengov/ Samuel W. Jun 16, 2010 3:43 PM
SIRI Discussion - user 1. Jun 14, 2010 9:44 AM
NYC Open Data Hearing - June 21, 2010 - Samuel W. Jun 8, 2010 6:06 PM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] New organizer - I should be close to getting my history app ready. You can see the content currently at www.ny-bus.com. Norman Scherer [masked] www.kidsnyc.com www.ny-bus.com www.kidscluster.com www.controller.com www.clothingmachine.com On May 27, 2 user 1. May 27, 2010 11:18 AM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] New organizer - Hi everyone, I am looking forward to leading this group, and getting to know all of you. For our upcoming June meetup (date TBD) I would love to have 2 or 3 people give demos of transit related work they have done, so if you have a cool transi Jehiah May 27, 2010 10:57 AM
New organizer - Hi all, I'm writing to let you know that I'm stepping down as the meetup organizer. I'm moving to California for the summer to start a company, and so it wouldn't be very practical for me to try to continue organizing a meetup in New York ;) Being part Nicholas B. May 26, 2010 11:04 AM
MTA conference video and webcast - Hi all, I wanted to let you know that we've posted the video from last week's MTA developer unconference. If you missed it (or if you just want to re-watch the great exchange between Jay Walder and Chris Schoenfeld), check it out on the OpenPlans Yo Nicholas B. May 11, 2010 12:21 AM
Group updates - Hi all, Three quick bits of news/updates: * AM NY had a short piece on transit apps the other day, and quoted a couple members from the group (Norman and yours truly). It also references Jehiah and Jonathan's apps. Check it out: http://amny.com/urba Nicholas B. Apr 27, 2010 10:16 AM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] MTA developer unconference registration! - Great idea! Thanks! On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 10:15 AM, Nicholas Bergson-Shilcock < [address removed] > wrote: Samuel W. Apr 21, 2010 1:47 PM
MTA developer unconference registration! - Hey all, The MTA has just opened up registration for their upcoming developers unconference. The lineup looks solid (Walder and people from Google and the NYT are speaking), plus they'll be new data sets and data folks from throughout the MTA will b Nicholas B. Apr 21, 2010 10:14 AM
First real-time data + meetup notes - Hey all, I'm writing with some exciting news and some belated minutes. Exciting news: After interest at last week's meetup in getting access to the real-time data for the M34 trial program, the MTA has just announced that this will soon be a reali Nicholas B. Apr 15, 2010 12:09 PM
New Meetup: April Open Transit Data Meetup - Hey folks, Our next meetup is Thursday, April 8th at 6:30pm. It should be fun and productive, for the following bullet-pointed reasons: We'll have free pizza and beer We'll talk about all the cool stuff peopl Nicholas B. Mar 31, 2010 10:43 AM
Getting on it soon and app writer needed - Hey folks.? I moved this month from Harlem to Williamsburg.? My new Luddite roommates didn't have an Internet connection at home (torture), so I was out of commission for a couple of weeks and only doing work I was paid for from free wifi hotspots.? H Regina W. Feb 24, 2010 6:59 AM
Official MTA developer Google Group - Hi all, I wanted to write and let you know that another of our advocacy goals has been met: The MTA now has an official developer Google Group! It was just launched last night, and I'm told the inaugural message will be coming shortly. Go and joi Nicholas B. Feb 3, 2010 11:29 AM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] Help me help you ;) - Thanks for sending this out, Regina. I posted the minutes from the meeting last night: http://ideas.topplabs.org/wiki­/New_York_Public_Transit_Data_­January_Notes Please feel free to edit and improve them (or any other part of the wiki that needs up Nicholas B. Jan 21, 2010 2:48 PM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] Help me help you ;) - Regina My ny bus app will launch in feb and can be partially previewed (only 50 historic sites) at www.ny-bus.com . The apple based app will be expanded to incl user 1. Jan 21, 2010 1:30 PM
Help me help you ;) - Preview not available Regina W. Jan 21, 2010 12:58 PM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] MTA releases GTFS data - Sorry for the extra message, but it was just pointed out to me that I forgot to link to next week's meetup in my previous email: http://www.meetup.com/New-York­-Public-Transit-Data-Summit/ca­lendar/12299324/ Hope to see you all next week! -Nick Nicholas B. Jan 13, 2010 5:21 PM
MTA releases GTFS data - Fellow open data advocates, As you probably already know, the MTA launched a developer page today that includes GTFS data for most of the rail and bus systems in NYC. Check it out: Developer page: Nicholas B. Jan 13, 2010 4:45 PM
Re: Exciting open data update - Excerpts from Nicholas Bergson-Shilcock's message of Mon Nov 30 13:03:23 [masked]: > Dear open data advocates, > > I'm writing with very good news. I recently met with several people from the > MTA and can confirm that some very positive changes ar Nicholas B. Dec 4, 2009 6:50 PM
Fwd: Fwd: [transit-developers] Introducing CityGoRound.org - Just launched today, a new site that catalogs both what agencies have opened up their data and what apps have been written for those regions. It's still not fully public, as they're still looking for feedback and for people to add apps to the site befo Nicholas B. Dec 2, 2009 5:48 PM
Invitation to participate in OpenNY Summit - December 11th and 12th @TOPP - The Open Planning Project and the Open NY Forum invite you to The Open NY Summit, a two day event to coordinate solutions a Philip A. Dec 1, 2009 4:55 PM
RE: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] Exciting open data update - Hello all and Ben, Do you think we should submit another letter from Council Member Gale Brewer? Sam Samuel Wong ���Fordham University, LC 2009, GSAS 2010 Legislative Aide on Technology in Government Office of Council Member Gale A. Brewe Samuel W. Nov 30, 2009 2:28 PM
Exciting open data update - Dear open data advocates, I'm writing with very good news. I recently met with several people from the MTA and can confirm that some very positive changes are coming in the not too distant future. They appear to be on the right track but they haven't Nicholas B. Nov 30, 2009 1:03 PM
Tonight!: OurMTA meetup at Union Square - Discuss the future of the Subway, and how to get there - OurMTA is meeting up tonight to discuss what can be done to support the MTA in reforming and improving its services. We all have high hopes for the new chief Jay Walder, but how can we help create the political realities in w Ben W. Nov 19, 2009 5:40 PM
Meetup follow-up and updates - Dear open data advocates, This is a (belated, sorry!) follow-up message from our meetup last week. The notes are on the wiki here: http://ideas.topplabs.org/wiki­/New_York_Public_Transit_Data_­November_Notes The draft letter -- still rough, see b Nicholas B. Nov 13, 2009 10:12 AM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] New York MTA changes stance on open data - Congrats to Chris and to the group. Being that that the MTA responded with such speed and clarity, I'm hopeful that other data sets will open up as well. Roman R. Fichman, Esq. www.TheLegalist.com (212) 337 - 9837 Tel (212) 842 - 5311 Fax "Nurt Roman Fichman E. Oct 9, 2009 9:36 AM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] New York MTA changes stance on open data - this is awesome! there really is light at the end of the tunnel! 2009/10/8 Samuel Wong < [address removed] > noel h. Oct 9, 2009 12:35 AM
New York MTA changes stance on open data - Preview not available Samuel W. Oct 8, 2009 1:55 PM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] Questions about transit data - I want to add an amen to what Jehiah's said. Especially two points: (1) SDP or GTFS doesn't matter. We're flexible and can surely handle either one. The important thing is that the data is kept up-to-date. Is the SDP data provi David M. Oct 8, 2009 12:01 PM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] Gave nytransitdata, TOPPS some props in my press release today! (plus links at bottom) 140+ newdesk distribution - Great press release, Chris, and thanks for the nod! -Nick Excerpts from Chris Schoenfeld's message of Thu Oct 08 08:41:37 [masked]: > *FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* > > October 8, 2009 > > > > *APPLE RETURNS 'STATIONSTOPS FOR IPHONE' FOR SALE Nicholas B. Oct 8, 2009 11:22 AM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] Questions about transit data - Thanks Nick. I agree, a lot of the discussion has been about schedule data because it's a sort of a starting point, but i agree that it's not the only data we (as the public) are interested. I won't pretend to speak for everyone though, i'll just sp Jehiah Oct 8, 2009 9:59 AM
Gave nytransitdata, TOPPS some props in my press release today! (plus links at bottom) 140+ newdesk distribution - Preview not available Chris S. Oct 8, 2009 8:41 AM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] Questions about transit data - Justin, Welcome to the club, and please don't try to think too hard about why MTA does or does not do. Its a question still being contemplated by trained existentialists. ;) Chris StationStops.com Chris S. Oct 8, 2009 7:47 AM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] Questions about transit data - On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 1:07 PM, Nicholas Bergson-Shilcock wrote: > Hey all, > > In preparation for writing up some more advocacy and guidance documents > on open transit data, I thought I'd throw out a few questions to the > grou Justin S. L. Oct 7, 2009 1:42 PM
Questions about transit data - Hey all, In preparation for writing up some more advocacy and guidance documents on open transit data, I thought I'd throw out a few questions to the group to get people's feelings about what's most important. Feel free to weigh in on any/all of Nicholas B. Oct 7, 2009 1:07 PM
FixMta.org is launched! First Meetup next Tuesday - Hey Folks, Some of you may remember me speaking at the first open transit data meetup about the need to activate the public politically in order to motivate the MTA into opening up and otherwise reforming its operations. Well, I'm bu Ben W. Sep 24, 2009 1:56 PM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] Great meetup - FYI to all, The Council Committee on Transportation (CM John Liu, Chair and CM Gale Brewer is a Committee member) will be holding a hearing on the MTA Line Managers. The Committee is worried that the Line Managers might add to the bureaucracy and a Samuel W. Sep 23, 2009 3:00 PM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] Great meetup - Nicholas B. Sep 23, 2009 1:43 PM
Please avoid blogging about my MTA retraction until I give heads-up - Ben, I love your new blog post, but wanted to ask that you remove the mention of MTAs retraction with StationStops for now. It was impossible for me not to share the news with the NYDTS, BLIP, and my Facebook and Twitter supporters (BTW Ben Chris S. Sep 23, 2009 12:18 PM
Great meetup - All, After the great news Jehiah and myself received this week, it was even more satisfying to see what a well-supported and led group the NY Data Transit Summit is. I have been very worried that when MTA settled with me, the awareness of ou Chris S. Sep 23, 2009 11:53 AM
Re: [Public-Transit-Data-Summit] Notes and more from last night's meetup - Thanks Nick, and thanks again to everyone who came last night. ?I really enjoyed the discussion, and think that we covered a lot of ground. ?Excellent to hear the update from the MTA. On a totally separate note, I wanted to pass along a Nick G. Sep 23, 2009 11:51 AM
Notes and more from last night's meetup - Hi all, Thanks to everyone who came out last night. It was another great meetup, and I really appreciate everyone who contributed their time and thoughts (and an extra thanks to everyone who helped clean up afterward!). I've posted the notes on th Nicholas B. Sep 23, 2009 11:29 AM
New Meetup: September New York Public Transit Data meetup - Hey all, We're having another meetup on Tuesday, September 22. Hope you can make it! Please feel free to email me with any questions, -Nick ----- Announcing a new Meetup for New York Public Transit Data S Nicholas B. Sep 10, 2009 6:14 PM
Thaks for coming (and thoughts on the meetup) - Hey all, I want to extend a giant thank-you to everyone who came last night and helped make it such an exciting evening. With everything that's been in the news recently, the work developers have been doing over the past weeks and months, and the gr Nicholas B. Aug 26, 2009 7:15 PM

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