almost 2 years ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and our community has voted! Go to the SmarterRoads Hackathon - Fredericksburg gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


almost 2 years ago

15 Minutes to Go!

The finish line is so close!

Remember to bring Virginia your paper submission form when your project is submission is complete on DevPost.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


almost 2 years ago

Shared folder for files if needed

If for any reason you having trouble uploading a file to DevPost team may put the file in this shared Google Drive account for consideration with your submission.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=18AtuGPuTy37C6AgPn7pBVnBtMDJhdwr-

 

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


almost 2 years ago

Submission Requirements Reminder... and Lunch!

As a reminder your submission MUST include the following:

  1. The name of the Submission
  2. A text description of the Submission and its features
  3. At least one image (screenshot) of the working Submission
  4. Participating team members (if applicable)
  5. A list of SmarterRoads and other data sets and/or APIs used in the Submission

In addition to the above, teams will have the option to submit the following to demonstrate their Submission:

  1. A link to a video posted on YouTube.com or Vimeo.com that demonstrates the Submission’s functionality and features
  2. A website URL where the Submission can be accessed

All parts of the Submission…

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almost 2 years ago

It's a Beautiful Day 2!

Welcome to Day 2 of the SmarterRoads Hackathon and Idea Jam! You have untill 2pm this afternoon to wrap up your submission. The space at FredCAT will be open and ready for you to use starting at 9am. Breakfast, snacks, coffee, etc. will be available. Mentors will be checking with you throughout the day to help with any questions you might have.

Here's a run down of the schedule for the day:

Saturday, September 29
9 a.m.  Check-in & Breakfast
9 a.m. - 1:59 p.m.  Happy Coding! 
2 p.m.  Submissions Due!!! (Submit via Devpost --> look into how to do this NOW)…

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almost 2 years ago

Final Data Discovery Document is Posted

The Data Discovery Document for this event has been finalized and is now posted at 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aWwp6CnLiTn8UHZvB4A-I6JrrlrXzkMNUaXtjHLB1bQ/edit?usp=sharing

 

Two feeds were added to the list:

Owner: Virginia Department of Transportation

URL: http://www.virginiadot.org/info/2015_traffic_data.asp

Description:  2015 Traffic Data

Notes: Other year’s data (if available) would also be allowed.

 

Owner: NOAA

URL: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov

Description:  NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (formally the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)) has a wide variety of weather related open data to use.

As a reminder, teams must use at least one feed from the SmarterRoads Data Portal.  Teams must also limit the data feeds used to those

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almost 2 years ago

SmarterRoads Hackathon Overview Webinar - Wednesday 9/26 at 4pm

We will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday (9/26) at 4pm to share an overview of what to expect at the hackathon, run through the agenda for the event, discuss some details you will need to know like the rules and the submission requirements, and answer any questions you might have.

We hope you'll be able to make it then, but if you can't you'll be able to access the info on the DevPost site at https://smarterroads-hackathon-fxbg.devpost.com

SmarterRoads Hackathon Overview

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 4:00 pm 

CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE MEETING

Meeting URL: https://vitacov.webex.com/vitacov/j.php?MTID=m352462fb0fe14c320dd48b0a3b267a9a

Meeting number: 251 002…

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almost 2 years ago

New Idea Jam Prize Category! **Congestion**

We will be adding an additional Idea Jam Prize Category to award the team that comes up with the best solutions for congestion.  The other idea jam categories are safety, resiliency, and vulnerable road users.  The best solution around each of these topics will be awarded a $250 cash prize!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.