links for 2009-12-20

  • VDOT turns out to have a Flickr account, which is great. They've got a set of photos from the current storm, which is better. But the images are all provided under a Creative Commons license, which is best of all.
    (tags: vdot flickr)
  • Impressively, the state has set up a quick blog on Tumblr to post information about road conditions. Rather than try to create that functionality, or fake it with their own lumbering CMS, they apparently just went to, started a new blog, and they're using that. Simple, free, and very effective.

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Waldo Jaquith (JAKE-with) is an open government technologist who lives near Char­lottes­­ville, VA, USA. more »