The Message – 2016.09 – Affordable housing: data, policy, people; open data hearing; geo data standards.

#BetaTALK – Affordable Housing: Data, Policy, People   BetaNYC hosted a lunchtime #BetaTALK discussion at Civic Hall on July 8th, centered on the topic of affordable housing in New York City,  The motivation for the event was to share knowledge about this extremely important and complex topic, to stimulate more…

FOILing NYC’s Taxi Trip Data – with Torrents

On June 17, 2014, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,, , With No Comments

FOILing NYC’s Taxi Trip Data – with Torrents Are you looking for NYC’s TLC Taxi data? You are not alone. A few months ago, Chris Whong FOIL’ed NYC’s TLC 2013 Trip and Fare data. Check out his blog for a great recap and links to a few torrents to download…

Testimony to the Transportation Committee in support of Intro No 1114-A, 4 December 2013

Testimony to the Transportation Committee in support of Intro No 1114-A, 4 December 2013 It is a great honor to address you and represent New York City’s technology community, in particular, civic technologists and civic hackers, a rather active group of technologists. I am Noel Hidalgo, co-founder of BetaNYC. We’re the…

E-ZPasses Get Read All Over New York (Not Just At Toll Booths) – Forbes

On September 13, 2013, Posted by , In Blog, By ,, , With No Comments

E-ZPasses Get Read All Over New York (Not Just At Toll Booths) – Forbes It would be great to have this as a public data set!