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Where's My Bus ...and Beyond: How Did Transit Agencies "Open" Their Data and What are the Benefits to Both Riders and Providers?

November 1, 2011

Tuesday, November 1 at 5:30 p.m.
Nye BC, 5th floor, Taubman Building, 15 Eliot Street

Presentation by Francisca Rojas, Postdoctoral Fellow, Transparency Policy Project, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

Commentary by Josh Robin, Director of Innovation, MBTA

How -- and why – did the MBTA and many other major transit agencies make real-time data about their operations and performance available to the developers of websites and smart phone applications? And how, if at all, have these efforts affected both riders and transit agencies?

Cosponsored by the Taubman Center for State and Local Government and the Transparency Policy Project.

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