VTA Hack My Ride 2.0 challenges you to transform how we get around in Silicon Valley. Build working apps and tools that will make it easier for people to plan trips, connect with their surroundings, and enrich their transportation experience.
If you’re on the fence about this, check out these incentives.
- Food trucks! Oh Miso Hungry and The Kabob Jobwill provide free lunch thanks to Microsoft Silicon Valley, to fuel your creativity and get you outside for a break from coding.
- Beacons! Hack My Ride 2.0 hackathon participants will be the first to learn about the Bluetooth beacons VTA will test on their systems, including how to use them in your projects.
- Lightning talks! The hackathon will start with brief talks from VTA, Prospect Silicon Valley and others about transportation innovation in Silicon Valley, VTA open data, beacons, the Internet of Things, and today’s mobility challenges and opportunities.
- $30,000 in prizes! If you’re looking to raise the funds to launch a business building out your app idea, theHack My Ride app challenge is a great way to gain visibility and resources.
- #HackforChange! Partnering with Code for San Jose and the Tech Museum of Innovation, VTA is hosting this hackathon as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking. It’s a great way to contribute your technical skills to improving how you get around your city.
This event takes place June 6, 2015 at the The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose CA. For more information, visit Hack My Ride 2.0 at Challenge Post.