Deutsche Bahn starts opening their data—with vertical movers, for now

stefankaufmann - November 3, 2015 in News

It has been a mighty long wait, but Open Knowledge Germany recently announced that Deutsche Bahn will soon hop onto the Open Data train, if you excuse that lame joke. Apart from a station dataset (Ril 100)—which could …

Launching the Linked Open Transport vocabularies

Pieter Colpaert - October 23, 2014 in featured, News

How far do you live from work?

Did you answer this question in minutes or in kilometers? Many answer this in minutes. Now, imagine how machines would have to get to know the answer to such question for you: it …

The benefits of Open Transport Data

Pieter Colpaert - April 10, 2014 in News, opinion

The UITP has published an overview of Open Data in Public Transport and its benefits. Leave your thoughts on our mailinglist

You can find the full article at http://www.uitp.org/benefits-open-data

Open Transport: 4 focuses

Pieter Colpaert - March 18, 2014 in featured

During the OKFN meetup in Athens, Greece, I gave a presentation on the 4 focuses for the Open Transport working group. It is at the same time an open call to collaborate with us in various projects. Everyone needs the …

Open Knowledge Foundation Austria MeetUp on Open Transport Data took place on 14.11.2013 in Vienna

Martin Kaltenböck - December 2, 2013 in Events, featured, opinion

About 2 weeks ago, on the 14th of November 2013 an Open Knowledge Foundation Austria (OKF-AT) MeetUp took place in the late afternoon with the title & topic: Open Transport (Data). The MeetUp was hosted at Fabasoft (one of the …

EC Public Consultation

Pieter Colpaert - October 2, 2013 in News

Hi all,

The European Commission wants to know our opinion about “Access to multimodal traffic and travel data in the European Union”. Please consider filling out this public consultation!

If you send me a link to the pdf file …

Short history of routes computation

Tristram Gräbener - September 23, 2013 in featured, overview

Introduction

This is a cross-post from http://blog.tristramg.eu/short-history-of-routes-computation.html

I wrote a blog post in French that had some unexpected success (by success I mean that people actually read it). At least two people asked for an English translation. So here it …

One year and one day at the Open Transport WG

Pieter Colpaert - September 21, 2013 in featured, News

It’s the 18th of September and 40 open transport experts gather in a small room in a conference center in Geneva (Switzerland). It’s precisely 1 year and 1 day ago that we …

Join us at OKCon

Pieter Colpaert - September 13, 2013 in Events, featured

Next week it’s OKCon! *cheers*

When you check out the program you can see that there are a lot of Open Transport sessions happening. You’re of course most welcome to join in!

On Wednesday between 14:45 and 16:00, we …

Apps and the City: Berlin Transport Hack Day

Stefan Wehrmeyer - December 6, 2012 in Events, featured, News

Just a short note about the Transport Hack Day [Open Knowledge Foundation Germany](http://okfn.de/) just ran last week.

We ran the event together with the local transport provider, the Berlin government and the FH Potsdam.
The VBB released GTFS data, opened …