over 1 year ago

Announcing the winners

The votes are in! Go to the gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the excellent submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop hacking. Use your portfolio to keep your project up to date and get feedback from fellow hackers.


almost 2 years ago

Last call for votes!

If you haven’t cast your vote yet for your favorite Mexico City mobility app, there’s still time. The polls will remain open until 5pm ET on November 19. Spread the word and tell your friends & family to vote for you!

Questions?
We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.

 


almost 2 years ago

Public voting is now open

The public voting period for Mexico City Mobility Challenge has begun. Browse the Submission Gallery and vote for your favorites!

If you’ve entered a submission, be sure to spread the word through your social networks.

Thanks,

The Mexico City Mobility Challenge team


almost 2 years ago

Final call: Submissions close on Tuesday!

Just a final shout-out that you have two days remaining in the Mexico City Mobility Challenge. Submissions are due November 3 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.

 


almost 2 years ago

Interview w/ Ford MX's Raul Chavez tonight on Imagen Radio

MXC mobilizers,

Ford Mexico's manager of product development, Raul Chavez, will be dropping into Imagen Radio's Frente al País to chat with Ana Paula Ordorica tonight at 8pm Central time. 

You can tune in at 90.5FM or listen to the live stream on Imagen Radio's site. 

Cheers,

- The Mexico City Mobility Challenge organizers

 


almost 2 years ago

One week to go – the deadline is almost here!

Whew, it’s the home stretch! There’s only one week left to submit your mobility app to the Mexico City Mobility Challenge. Submissions are due November 3 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.

 


almost 2 years ago

Two weeks to go – submit early!

There are two weeks left in the Mexico City Innovation Challenge. Submissions are due November 3 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. And if you've just recently joined the hackathon, explore the quick-start guide and draw some inspiration from the competition resources.

Submission checklist

Before you say "ship it!", make sure you run through this list:

  • Have you explained how your app helps Mexico City drivers join forces to put more passengers in fewer cars? Have you shown the ways…

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almost 2 years ago

Three weeks to go — start your submission now!

There are three weeks left in the Mexico City Mobility Challenge! Beat the deadline rush by getting your submission ready early. Submissions are due November 3 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you haven’t already started a submission, you should do it now. And if you’re just getting started, read the official rules and take a look at the quick-start guide.

Questions?
We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.

 


almost 2 years ago

One month left – start your submission

There’s one month left in the Mexico City Mobility Challenge! Submissions are due November 3 before 5pm ET.

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your solution meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline.

Prepare your video

Don’t forget, your submission must include a video showing your app. Too often, participants leave this video to the last…

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almost 2 years ago

Making a great submission video

We know you’re focused on your app right now, but don't forget about your submission video. It's often the first (and sometimes only) thing that judges and voters review.

A good video tells the story behind your submission, providing a clear and concise explanation of what your app is and does. Here are some tips and a list of screencasting tools:

  •   Establish your elevator pitch. In the first few seconds of your video, explain why your app is awesome. You can get into the details of how it works later on in the video, but treat the opening…

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almost 2 years ago

Fresh API resources, a transportation accelerator, and co-working in Mexico DF

Buenos días, desarolladores! We’ve been scouring the Americas and beyond to find some extra resources and opportunities for your traffic-busting apps.

Here are a couple things we think you’ll like:

BlaBlaCar API

BlaBlaCar is a carsharing platform that got its start in Mexico DF and then expanded globally. Luckily for us, they’re making their API available for the Mexico City Mobility Challenge! BlaBlaCar’s web service v2 allows authorized partners to search for carsharing trips, just as BlaBlaCar’s website does. The web service is based on REST and is available in both XML and JSON formats. Full documentation is here; you can…

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about 2 years ago

Quick-start guide

Thanks for joining the Ford Mexico City Mobility Challenge! You're officially registered now, and we’ll be sending you regular updates throughout the hackathon.

Here’s how to get started on your project today. Submissions are due November 3, 2015, at 5pm ET.

  1. Plan your attack. Visit the resources page to explore relevant statistics, Mexico City civic and transport data, and problem areas your solutions can address.
  2. Get a head start on your submission. Fill out the basic fields on the application form. This will give you a good idea of what you'll need to put together before the deadline.
  3. Optional:

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