Code for America partners with Miami-Dade to develop apps

Miami-Dade County will work with three Code for America app developers to solve civic problems, the county announced Tuesday. The developers will create apps to help the county's Regulatory and Economic Services department make more data available to residents and streamline its services.

The county was one of seven governments chosen from 40 applicants. The Miami-based John S. and James L. Knight Foundation invested $75,000 to help the program launch in Miami.

ìForging strong partnerships between entrepreneurs, technology innovators and government can make a major impact in Miami,î said Matt Haggman, Knight Foundation program director for Miami. 'It will both enhance the county government's ability to connect with residents and open new paths for people to shape the future of our city as a place where ideas are built.' Continue>>>