Tag: Harper Reed

"Cool guy" and friend of CTA riders named CTO for Obama's re-election campaign

Harper Reed (Photo courtesy of Harper) The Obama re-election campaign has snapped up Harper Reed – “probably one of the coolest guy ever” and a whip smart Internet strategist – as its chief technology officer, the Tribune reports. CTA Tattler readers may be familiar with Harper from his work on CTA Bus Tracker, and more... Read more »

Great example of government-private cooperation: Harper Reed wins award for CTA's Bus Tracker API

Guest post from my brother Dan. X. O’Neil: This is a feel-good story about loose, effective collaboration between a private citizen and a government agency that bears real fruit for minimal money. Even da Mayor knows Harper Reed is a cool dude. Tonight Harper Reed, the creator of the “CTA Bus Tracker “API”, is going... Read more »