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 13 years of experience 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.