A Consortium Approach to Transit Data Interoperability

Earlier in 2016, I posted a transportation data specifications & gaps roundup on the Trillium blog. Our increasingly complicated and powerful multimodal transportation network is missing important pieces because there are not standardized agreed on data formats to describe various modes (like demand-responsive transportation) and to support various functions (like fare payment). Rocky Mountain Institute…

Multimodal transportation data formats (& gaps) roundup, July 2016

How do we describe the whole transportation network? Introduction: towards comprehensive data The multimodal transportation network is greater than the sum of its parts. Abundant mode options — including public transit, bikeshare, carshare, ride hailing (TNC), rideshare, and vanpool — complement each other to serve different travel needs efficiently. But a transportation network with so many dimensions…

GTFS in the World – Workshop on Open Transit Data (Washington DC, Wed, Jan 15)

If you are in town for the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, join me, other transport technologists, and policy-makers at “GTFS in the World” a workshop on open transit data. This is a follow-up to the GTFS in the World event in November 2013. When: January, 15 2:30PM to 5:30PM Where: Organization of American States Padilha…