I'm Eric Brelsford, a freelance web developer, map-maker, and teacher with a passion for community-driven maps and data.

What I Do

Development

A computer scientist by training, with backend and frontend experience.

Mapping

Making online maps with modern web mapping technologies, offline maps, and working with a variety of data sources such as OpenStreetMap.

Teaching

Teaching GIS and web technology at the university level part-time. Co-organizing Maptime NYC, an informal mapping education meetup.

Selected Projects

Car Free Key West Map

Data and Website Development

NYCommons

Data and Website Development

Curb Your Litter

Data and Website Development

Changing the Food Chain

Data and Website Development

Urban Reviewer

Data and Website Development

Living Lots NYC

Data and Website Development

Grounded in Philly

Data and Website Development

Berlin Freespaces

Concept and Website Development

596 Acres

Concept and Website Development

Farming Concrete

Concept and Website Development

Open Source Projects

projestions

API and QGIS plugin

cartodb-export

Map Module

Leaflet.snogylop

Leaflet Plugin

Living Lots

Vacant Lot Viewer Web Framework

Leaflet.loading

Leaflet Plugin

Selected Talks and Classes

Coding the City We Want To Live In

Talk

Advanced GIS

Class

Putting Bike Lanes into OpenStreetMap

Talk

Design Methods (GIS)

Class

Adding Bike Lanes to OSM

Talk

The Data Behind the Maps

Talk

How 596 Acres Uses Open Data

Talk

Intro to GIS with QGIS

Class

Advanced Web Mapping

Class

NCGIS Urban Reviewer

Conference Talk

NCGIS 596 Acres

Conference Talk

FOSS and the Geoweb

University Talk

GeoNYC 596 Acres

Meetup Talk

Contact

I'm available for contract development, map-making, and teaching.

Please get in touch for inquiries and availability: hi@ebrelsford.com