Open data roundup

Bits are flying in the open transit data discussion.  It appears that a consensus is growing that free, readily-available, standards-based transit data is good for citizens, passengers and transit agencies.

Here’s a roundup of recent coverage.  Sorry I haven’t been posting more; I’ve been very busy helping more agencies join Google Transit.

Aaron is the founding principal of Trillium Solutions, Inc. He brings experience that includes 12 years of web-development with 8 years in public transportation, with knowledge of fixed-route transportation, paratransit, rural transportation, and active transportation modes. Aaron is a recognized expert in developing data standards, web-application design, digital communications, and online marketing strategy. He originally developed Trillium’s GTFS Manager, and has played a key role in the development of the GTFS data specification since 2007.