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Latest Project Activity Update #4

Dear Awesome people,

I don't know why there was an issue with Google Hang Outs last time we had a meeting. Perhaps if any of you have any ideas, we could prevent it from happening again. When I tried logging on, it said the "party has ended" and that hang out link would not work anymore. So I had to create another link and email it to you all. I think we may have lost a few of you in the shuffle. I will be logging on early and emailing you all if there are any problems, so if you have problems logging on, just check your email for the new link.

The current link is:

Here's the latest update: We recently added two additional people to help write questions. One is a specialist on environment/business issues and another is from Camaroon, Africa.

Garret is trying to put together a user verification through email to text messaging, and Ryan is looking into physical infrastructure, cloud structure, security and efficiency for building the site.

It had been awhile since we took a look at the databases, so Sharon and I got together to refresh our memories on what each of the fields was designed for in each of the tables. I will be uploading descriptions soon.

For leaving notes for each other between meetings, we have Hipchat:

Our next meeting is This Saturday, Feb 21st, 12noon Eastern Time. If you have any updates on what you have done, or what you haven't done, I would love to hear from you.

Thanks to everyone for their awesome work so far.


Posted on by Spencer Snygg Update #7

Most of the issues posted on Github have now been resolved.

We are currently altering the app's routing logic in the schedule section, changing the way URL paths are pushed, This should enable any individual page in the schedule section of the app to be added as a bookmark.

Next up, we need to explore some issues we are having receiving schedule data. We hope to define the cause of these issues whether there is route information missing on the server or if the problem is with the requests sent by the app.

Posted on by Bill Clinton

PA Fair Funding Education Project Update #1

Reviewed report by the Education Law Center, which summarized different states' funding formulas. Began to collect and connect data from PA Dept. of Ed., Census, and national Dept. of Ed. Brainstormed possible visualizations of the data and the end goal of the project.

Posted on by Morgan Riffer

Bike Route Tracker (CyclePhilly) Six months of Cycle Philly data shows which streets cyclists like best

The CyclePhilly app, a product of Code for Philly, the Bicycle Coalition, DVRPC, SEPTA, and the City of Philadelphia that logs cyclist trip data for planning purposes, has been up and running for a few months, and now we have a first look at the first six months of data they collected between May and October.

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Bike Route Tracker (CyclePhilly) Update #48

We've reached a major project milestone! An open dataset for CyclePhilly May-October 2014. Hack away! map, shapefile and geojson

Posted on by Corey Acri