Category: mashup

The Where of New York City Traffic Deaths

More New Yorkers die on the streets because of traffic-related trauma than because of homicides.  Recently, these deaths have become a hot-button issue for everyone in the city, from pedestrians to politicians.  PediaCities is tackling the issue, too, using civic data to put together a map that answers a simple question: where do we get hit? What’s going on Not too long ago, a spate …

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Neighborhoods are Neat; With Buildings They’re Better

We’d like to give you a sneak peak of a fun new project we’re working on: an interactive, informational map of every single building in the five boroughs of New York City.  Though it’s still in its development phase, we’re excited about how this map will give all New Yorkers the ability to learn all sorts of things about the buildings in which they live …

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“The Startup Process” Christmafied

Here’s the postcard we sent for the Holidays.  Since we’re all about mashups, we thought we’d do one for our postcard too… With due apologies to Paul Graham and Fred Wilson…  

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Re-Remapped in NY

Earlier this summer, shortly after NYC’s Chief Digital Officer, Rachel Haot tweeted that the City has released the dataset behind MappedInNY, we did a faceted-search remix called Remapped in NY over the following weekend. Back then, we promised that we’ll extend it over time as soon as the data is updated.  But we got busy and the data wasn’t updated till late last month.  So just in …

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