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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

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 …

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 …

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]( 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 …