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MassDOT Developers - Ignite Boston 7 MassDOT Developers - Ignite Boston 7 Presentation Transcript

  • UNLOCKING REAL-TIME Chris Dempsey and Joshua Robin Massachusetts Department of Transportation
  • WHY IS IT SO EASY TO FIND WEATHER AND TRAFFIC REPORTS… 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 2
  • BUT SO HARD TO FIND OUT WHEN THE NEXT BUS WILL ARRIVE? 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 3
  • THEORY #1 – NO DEMAND Where’s the #%*(#&$ bus? 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 4
  • THEORY #2 – NO SUPPLY 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 5
  • TRAFFIC AND WEATHER IS OPEN AS A RESULT, CUSTOMERS HAVE LOTS OF CHOICES 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 6
  • TRANSIT INFORMATION WAS “CLOSED” = ONE CHOICE 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 7
  • SO, IN SEPTEMBER 2009 WE DECIDED TO MAKE MBTA BASIC TRIP PLANNING INFORMATION OPEN 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 8
  • BY NOVEMBER, THERE WERE 6 INNOVATIVE APPLICATIONS BUILT WITH MBTA DATA 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 9
  • GREAT, BUT WHEN IS THE NEXT BUS ACTUALLY GOING TO SHOW UP? I WANT REAL-TIME INFORMATION! 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 10
  • TRADITIONAL MODEL First, (1) Countdown Signs Then, (2) Web and Phone Distribution Then, Maybe, (3) Share with Others
  • WHAT IF WE REVERSED THE ORDER? COULD WE MAKE MBTA BUS LOCATION INFORMATION AS EASY TO FIND AS THE WEATHER?
  • ON NOVEMBER 14th, AS PART OF A TRIAL PROGRAM, THE MBTA RELEASED A REAL-TIME DATA FEED FOR FIVE BUS LINES 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 13
  • 1 HOUR 2 DAYS 1 WEEK 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 14
  • 2 WEEKS 1 MONTH 5 WEEKS 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 15
  • 7 WEEKS 8 WEEKS 8 WEEKS 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 16
  • MASSDOT DEVELOPERS REAL-TIME CHALLENGE BUILD APPLICATIONS, WIN MONEY 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 17
  • MASSDOT DEVELOPERS REAL-TIME CHALLENGE BUILD INSTALLATIONS, WIN MONEY 3/3/2010 2:32 PM 18
  • http://www.mass.gov/eot/developers
  • http://www.mass.gov/eot/developers christopher.dempsey@state.ma.us joshua.robin@state.ma.us Twitter: @massdotdev 3/3/2010 2:32 PM DRAFT 20