Routes to the Future – Transport Innovation Challenge

FutureEverything and Transport for Greater Manchester present Routes to the Future: An Innovation Challenge, an intensive 48 hour competition aimed at coders and creative software developers to build new, useful applications from TfGM’s data that will improve the public transport experience for people of Greater Manchester. There are cash and …

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Visit to the Open Data Institute

Watching the changing opacity of the Obelisk

The Open Data Institute in Shoreditch, east London, was our destination last week, as partners from CitySDK and Commons 4 EU were in London for a three day workshop. The ODI was established with funding mainly from the UK Government from representations by Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Professor Nigel Shadbolt …

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Online data standards for cities

The article on Civic Innovations points out the importance of common standards. Data standardization across cities is a critical milestones that must be realized to advance the open data movement, to fully realize all of the potential benefits of openly publishing government data. More people are starting to realize the importance …

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Finding out what Travellers Want

Facebook-study reveals what travellers want Sanne Broeder, Bibi Eckhardt, Lotte Wierema, Maartje van Engelen and Esther Nijdam (all five students of Masters Communication Science) conducted a study in the week of 14 to 20 January, in the context of their research seminar (//projectimpactvu . wordpress.com) and our project CitySDK. The …

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