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Metro Hack Night III

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Michael S.


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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