TriMet's Success
with Open Data and
Open Source Software
Bibiana McHugh
TriMet IT Manager GIS & Location-Based Services
the power of openthe power of open
Open Data
Open Collaboration
Open Source Software
TriMet
A municipal corporation providing public transportation for the tri-
county Portland, Oregon metro area.
Comprehens...
results of
COLLABORATION
Collaboration is working together to achieve a
goal.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
results of
COLLABORATION
Google Transit
Open Standards
benefits of
OPEN DATA
Open data is the idea that certain data should be
freely available to everyone to use and republish
...
Make data equally
available to all
Minimize restrictions
Create easy access to
data
TriMet App Center
50 mark celebration
Criteria for promotion on
apps page:
1. Must use our
resources (no screen
scraping)
...
open data sites
Result of Mayor's Resolution
for Open Source & Open Data
power of
OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
Open-source software (OSS) is computer
software that is available in source code form: the
s...
proprietary
software
open source software
risk
low entry cost,
shared costs
broaduser &
developerbase
(manyeyes)
fosters i...
Plan trips via multiple modes
Plan trips via multiple modes
Encourage active
transportation
Solve the last mile
problem
Reduce single-
occupancy vehicle...
OTP uses all open data
OSM Improvements
Hired students
used aerial
photography &
jurisdictional
data and
manually
improve OSM
OpenTripPlanner
● OpenStreetMap – significant costs savings
● Fosters innovation and competition
● Multimodal feature adva...
OpenTripPlanner.com
Trip Planning to Car-Share Locations
Real-Time Vehicle Locations
Transit Trip Planning + easy access to info
Bicycle Trip Planning – Bike Friendly Trip
Bicycle Trip Planning – Quickest Trip
Transit Trip Planning – 51 minutes
Transit to Bike Trip Planning – 36 minutes
Contributions by Developer Community
Thank you!
Bibiana McHugh - Open Data and Open Source Software
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Bibiana McHugh - Open Data and Open Source Software

  1. 1. TriMet's Success with Open Data and Open Source Software Bibiana McHugh TriMet IT Manager GIS & Location-Based Services
  2. 2. the power of openthe power of open Open Data Open Collaboration Open Source Software
  3. 3. TriMet A municipal corporation providing public transportation for the tri- county Portland, Oregon metro area. Comprehensive transit network includes a 52-mile MAX light rail system, 79 bus lines, 14.7- mile WES Commuter Rail and paratransit service for people with disabilities.
  4. 4. results of COLLABORATION Collaboration is working together to achieve a goal. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  5. 5. results of COLLABORATION
  6. 6. Google Transit
  7. 7. Open Standards
  8. 8. benefits of OPEN DATA Open data is the idea that certain data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  9. 9. Make data equally available to all Minimize restrictions Create easy access to data
  10. 10. TriMet App Center 50 mark celebration Criteria for promotion on apps page: 1. Must use our resources (no screen scraping) 2. Must work as it says is does (we test them)
  11. 11. open data sites
  12. 12. Result of Mayor's Resolution for Open Source & Open Data
  13. 13. power of OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE Open-source software (OSS) is computer software that is available in source code form: the source code and certain other rights normally reserved for copyright holders are provided under an open-source license that permits users to study, change, improve and at times also to distribute the software. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  14. 14. proprietary software open source software risk low entry cost, shared costs broaduser & developerbase (manyeyes) fosters innovation andcompetition risk traditional business model,well understood alignswith procurement processes more control Understandand weigh your risks and advantages Not all proprietary is the same, and not all OSS is the same Include OSS alternatives in all software selection processes Compare OSS solutions side-by-side with proprietary software Focus on requirements
  15. 15. Plan trips via multiple modes
  16. 16. Plan trips via multiple modes Encourage active transportation Solve the last mile problem Reduce single- occupancy vehicle trips
  17. 17. OTP uses all open data
  18. 18. OSM Improvements Hired students used aerial photography & jurisdictional data and manually improve OSM
  19. 19. OpenTripPlanner ● OpenStreetMap – significant costs savings ● Fosters innovation and competition ● Multimodal feature advantages ● Regional trip planning expansion (GTFS) ● Support options ● Worldwide community
  20. 20. OpenTripPlanner.com
  21. 21. Trip Planning to Car-Share Locations
  22. 22. Real-Time Vehicle Locations
  23. 23. Transit Trip Planning + easy access to info
  24. 24. Bicycle Trip Planning – Bike Friendly Trip
  25. 25. Bicycle Trip Planning – Quickest Trip
  26. 26. Transit Trip Planning – 51 minutes
  27. 27. Transit to Bike Trip Planning – 36 minutes
  28. 28. Contributions by Developer Community
  29. 29. Thank you!

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