Transportation is the vehicle that people in a community use to access opportunity and create new experiences. With increasing urbanization, the influx of citizens into urban areas, the demands on the transportation infrastructure are transforming. As new technology for vehicles and public sensors become more ubiquitous, the capabilities for optimizing the current transportation system of many municipalities will be endless.
Participants of the transportation focus area will address challenges facing public transportation, accessibility and mobility, such as first and last mile connectivity, bridging technology gaps, demand pricing models and others.
Baltimore is a unique and vibrant city, and though there are many reasons why we’re called “Charm City”, we tend to make the news for our flaws rather than our strengths. And hackathons are a great way to engage the broader community to explore technology as a way to help solve them.
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4.- During the HACK BALTIMORE techfest teams will be *grouped into categories based on their key focus area. Those groups will then showcase their solutions throughout the weekend event.
3.- The challenges are highlighted on the HACK BALTIMORE City Backlog where they will be shared for a city-wide *TEAM SELECTION.
1.- HACK BALTIMORE, in collaboration with Baltimore community leaders and city agencies, will identify challenges impacting Baltimore by using our *HB City Backlog