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    MassDOT Developers Presentation to the ABC TMA MassDOT Developers Presentation to the ABC TMA Presentation Transcript

    • MASSDOT DEVELOPERS Chris Dempsey and Joshua Robin Massachusetts Department of Transportation
    • WHY IS IT SO EASY TO FIND REAL-TIME WEATHER REPORTS? 3/11/2010 10:51 AM 2
    • NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INFORMATION IS OPEN 3/11/2010 10:51 AM 3
    • AS A RESULT, CONSUMERS HAVE LOTS OF CHOICES
    • WHY IS IT SO DIFFICULT TO FIND OUT WHEN THE NEXT BUS WILL ARRIVE? 3/11/2010 10:51 AM 5
    • MBTA INFORMATION WAS “CLOSED” = ONE CHOICE 3/11/2010 10:51 AM 6
    • SO, IN SEPTEMBER 2009 WE DECIDED TO MAKE MBTA BASIC TRIP PLANNING INFORMATION OPEN 3/11/2010 10:51 AM 7
    • BY NOVEMBER, THERE WERE SIX INNOVATIVE APPLICATIONS BUILT WITH MBTA DATA 3/11/2010 10:51 AM 8
    • GREAT, BUT WHEN IS THE NEXT BUS ACTUALLY GOING TO SHOW UP? 3/11/2010 10:51 AM 9
    • 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 A WEATHER REPORT?
    • ON NOVEMBER 14th, AS PART OF A TRIAL PROGRAM, THE MBTA RELEASED A REAL-TIME DATA FEED FOR FIVE BUS LINES 3/11/2010 10:51 AM 13
    • WITHIN ONE HOUR… 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 14
    • WITHIN ONE HOUR… A developer integrated the trial data into Google Earth to show the real-time locations of the buses: 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 15
    • WITHIN TWO DAYS… A developer integrated the trial data into a free, easily- accessible web page, where T riders can track the buses from any internet-accessible computer: http://mbta-bus.appspot.com 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 16
    • WITHIN ONE WEEK… A developer built a desktop application that displays the countdown information for the rider’s favorite stop: http://www.wirelust.com 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 17
    • WITHIN TWO WEEKS… A developer built a simple web application that displays the bus countdown information without the need for a map: http://www.clickteam.info/davidn/mbta/mbtabuses.php 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 18
    • WITHIN ONE MONTH… A developer built an LED sign that shows real-time bus countdown information on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain: 3/11/2010 10:51 AM 19
    • WITHIN FIVE WEEKS… A developer built iPhone and Android apps that integrate the real-time trial data. The apps cost just 99 cents: 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 20
    • WITHIN SEVEN WEEKS… A developer built a system that delivers the real-time data to any phone, mobile or landline: * *Try if for yourself by dialing 617-213-0911 Use stop code (0330) or (0289) 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 21
    • WITHIN EIGHT WEEKS… A developer built a system that delivers the real-time data by text message to any mobile phone: *Try if for yourself by texting 617.299.6591 this message: bus: 39: 51391 3/11/2010 10:51 AM 22
    • WITHIN EIGHT WEEKS Developers launched more apps included free applications: 3/11/2010 10:51 AM 23
    • AND PEOPLE NOTICED: These apps received positive press from: 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 24
    • WITH THOSE RESULTS* FOR JUST FIVE BUS LINES IN SEVEN WEEKS… *ALL AT NO COST TO THE MBTA 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 25
    • WHAT MIGHT DEVELOPERS CREATE IF WE UNLOCK LOCATION DATA FOR THE ENTIRE BUS SYSTEM? 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 26
    • HERE’S WHAT DEVELOPERS HAVE DONE IN OTHER PLACES: 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 27
    • Baggage Claim Info at Portland Airport Real-Time Train Arrival 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 28
    • Community Advertisement in a Chicago Bakery Real-Time Bus Arrival 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 29
    • $130 Sony Bluetooth Wristwatch Real-Time Bus Arrival *YES, THIS REALLY EXISTS IN SAN FRANCISCO 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 30
    • WITHIN ONE YEAR WE CAN MAKE MBTA BUS LOCATION INFORMATION AS EASY TO FIND AS THE CURRENT TEMPERATURE 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 31
    • HOW DO WE GET THERE? 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 32
    • WE BUILD A SIMPLE, RELIABLE INTERFACE BETWEEN THE EXISTING BUS GPS SYSTEM AND 3rd PARTIES GPS COMPLEX, DIVERSE, CUSTOMER-FACING APPLICATIONS ARE BUILT AT NO COST TO THE MBTA 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 33
    • WHY PRESENT TO TMAs? 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 34
    • SHARE THESE TOOLS WITH YOUR EMPLOYEES 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 35
    • SHARE YOUR IDEAS WITH US 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 36
    • SHARE THIS STRATEGY WITH YOUR STAKEHOLDERS 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 37
    • http://www.mass.gov/eot/developers
    • http://www.mass.gov/eot/developers christopher.dempsey@state.ma.us joshua.robin@state.ma.us Twitter: @massdotdev 3/11/2010 10:51 AM DRAFT 39