APPCityLife Offering Mobile Platform at Hack My Ride: VTA’s Transportation Idea Jam

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APPCityLife Offering Platform at Hack My Ride: VTA’s Transportation Idea Jam

APPCityLife is proud to announce the company is a technical sponsor of Hack My Ride: VTA’s Transportation Idea Jam taking place in San Jose, California, this weekend.
APPCityLife is a mobile tech company connecting people and cities through a non-developer mobile platform which delivers cross-platform mobile apps with real time analytics, open-data integration and mobile coupons.

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ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (October 23, 2014)

APPCityLife, Inc., a mobile tech company based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a proud to be a sponsor of Hack My Ride: VTA’s Transportation Idea Jam. Details for the event are online at http://www.hackmyride.challengepost.com. The event will be held at  The Tech Museum of Innovation this weekend (October 25-26) and is hosted by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). Tickets are already sold out. Individuals who cannot attend are encouraged to vote on ideas and to submit their own at http://bit.ly/hmrideas.

APPCityLife is providing participants who attend Hack My Ride: VTA’s Transportation Idea Jam with free access to the company’s unique mobile platform. “Because our platform is non-developer-friendly, it makes it so much easier for almost anyone to get hands-on with creating civic apps that use open data to address local issues,” says Lisa Abeyta, Founder and CEO. “We’re looking forward to seeing the creative solutions coming out of this weekend,” says Abeyta.

Participants can download the company’s OpenData app from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/opendata/id918637886?mt=8.

Hack My Ride: VTA’s Transportation Idea Jam includes $3,000 in prize money for apps, data visualizations, software, technology, prototypes or proofs of concept that could best improve the South Bay’s transit experience, increase transit use, or solve broader transportation and mobility challenges. Judges will look for submissions that have the greatest potential to inform and engage the public through crowdsourcing, two-way communication, data generation, data visualizations, interactivity, and helpful information. A popular choice winner will win $750.

More about APPCityLife:

Website: http://www.appcitylife.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/appcitylife
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/appcitylife
Twitter for Lisa: http://www.twitter.com/LisaAbeyta
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/appcitylife-inc.
Blog: https://appcitylife.wordpress.com
HuffPost (Lisa) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lisa-abeyta/

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About APPCityLife

APPCityLife connects people with cities through a complete end-to-end mobile and cloud platform where cities, developers, civic hackers, nonprofits, schools and enterprise can publish robust mobile apps with seamless Open Data integration. Our platform is powerful enough to support rapid prototyping for experienced coders and developers, but it is also easily accessible to those without any previous coding experience; we empower individuals to create solutions and build mobile apps which address challenges they see within their own community.
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