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Metro Hack Night III

Metro Hack Night is a show & tell of Metro-related apps and data visualizations. Doors open at Mobility Lab at 6:00 with pizza and drinks, and the presentations start at 6:30. 

Our presenters thus far are:

• Zach Rausnitz will talk about his Train in Vain data-tracking project for Washington City Paper.   

• Aurora Nou, demoing Read n Ride

• Michael Nissenbaum, demoing WTFMATA

• John Ricco, demoing Metrorail Walk Sheds

• Adil Yalcin will show his Metro ridership visualization

• Peter Shashkin of EastBanc Technologies, demoing TRANSITiQ for the DC Circulator 

• John Hall has a real-time Metro arrival board for his apartment that he built with Raspberry Pi and LEDs. 

• Brandon Cox of the Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind will talk about their ClickAndGo Metro wayfinding project 

We'd love to have you present your own Metro project. Send Michael Schade an email if you'd like to present.

To build your own Metro apps, hacks, and visualizations, find WMATA's open data via PlanItMetro's data-download tag, or use their developer tools

Metro Hack Night II was held on February 12, 2015. 

Be sure to check out July's event, Transportation Tech in Baltimore.

Follow @techiesdc for "Transportation Techies" updates.

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  • JDAntos

    As promised, our visualization of Metrorail incomes (of riders, not the neighborhood) by line is up at PlanItMetro: http://planitmetro.com/2015/06/29/metrorail-rider-incomes-a-closer-look/

    1 · June 29, 2015

  • Ann V.

    Fantastic - Michael S. And Mobility Lab folks put together another super interesting evening - thx!!

    June 19, 2015

  • Bill M.

    Really enjoyed the original ideas presented on how to make the Metro system more efficient in travel and easier to use as a customer.

    June 19, 2015

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