Community Transportation Podcast: Information makes public transportation more useful.

In May, I spoke with Scott Bogren of the Community Transportation of America on the CT Podcast. We discuss how information helps to make public transportation easier-to-use in the 30 minute podcast episode — how open data enables new transportation in multi-modal networks, how it opens doors for transit innovation, and reduces cost.

OpenTripPlanner project

TriMet, The Open Planning Project, and developers of FivePoints, OneBusAway, Graphserver, and byCycle are working on an ambitious open-source multi-modal trip planner (the project name is OpenTripPlanner). When finished, the multi-modal trip planner software will plan journeys by a combination of biking, walking, and transit in the areas where it has been implemented.  For regions […]