Colin broderick my_experience_with_open_data (1)

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Colin broderick my_experience_with_open_data (1)

  1. 1. UrbanRuralMy Experience ofworking with the DataColin Broderick
  2. 2. IntroductionWho am I?UrbanRural?Consuming the NaPTAN Export (challenging!).The Challenges and Joys of working with Open DATA
  3. 3. Who am I?Spatial Planner, Map Nerd and Open DATA dabbler
  4. 4. UrbanRural - what isit?An app to help you find your local heritage.
  5. 5. UrbanRural - what’sthe problem?Who here has ever had to look through a developmentplan?Protected Structures and Built Heritage are buried in themaps and in a table in the appendix
  6. 6. UrbanRural - what’sthe problem? RPS, Dublin City Development Plan 2011 - 2017
  7. 7. UrbanRural - what’sthe problem?Swords Map, Fingal County Development Plan 2011 - 2017
  8. 8. UrbanRural - what’sthe problem?Interactive Mapping - South Dublin County Development Plan2011 - 2017
  9. 9. So you find thebuilding - what next? The End
  10. 10. UrbanRural - let’ssolve this!Educate people about their local built heritage.Help promote the built heritage of Ireland (Fingal).Help improve peoples understanding of protectedstructures.
  11. 11. UrbanRural - TheDATAFingal Protected structure list (csv)Fingal NIAH SurveyGoogle Maps (api)Google Places (api)
  12. 12. UrbanRural - What’s itlook like?
  13. 13. UrbanRural - What’s itlook like?
  14. 14. Map &Searc h
  15. 15. RPSDetail s
  16. 16. NIAHDetail s
  17. 17. And it works on yourphone
  18. 18. RPS DATA - TheProblemsEven within DubLinked no one is releasing the same data.Formats are Different - Fingal does csv’s with extrainformation.The rest of the counties are shapefiles with no extra dataappended
  19. 19. NaPTANWhat is NaPTAN I hear you say?It’s “a database system for uniquely identifying all the pointsof access to public transport in the UK” (DTF, UK)It stands for the National Public Transport Access NodesIt sets the standards of how the information should beexchanged (xml & csv)Its main use is in making Journey Planners
  20. 20. Why was I interestedin this?
  21. 21. What does it looklike?
  22. 22. Mean a whole lot toyou?So what’s the bestthing to do? Map it!
  23. 23. Final Product
  24. 24. Not all plain sailingNot all of co-ordinates are using the same projection so itslooks a bit like this.I don’t have access to MS Access or ArcGISQGIS to the rescue on my dads laptop, able to extract thedata in the proper format and made a bunch of csv files.
  25. 25. The world covered in measles
  26. 26. SuggestionsThat the NTA release this data in the other release formatof a suite of csv files.Maybe DubLinked could take the lead in defining thestandards for data sharing in terms of file formats information
  27. 27. Hope this was interesting for you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!@rusty1052

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