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GMPTE Open Data Presentation


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  • Presentation given by John Garner to the National Traveline meeting and to the Open Data Manchester Group, outlining GMPTE's move towards Open Data practices
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GMPTE Open Data Presentation

  1. 1. GMPTE and Data Sharing
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Context </li></ul><ul><li>Definitions </li></ul><ul><li>Philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Why ODM </li></ul><ul><li>Where Next </li></ul><ul><li>Barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Issues </li></ul>
  3. 3. Context <ul><li>14,000+ Bus Stops </li></ul><ul><li>15 Bus Stations </li></ul><ul><li>50+ trams stops – soon to be 100+ </li></ul><ul><li>200+ Train Stations </li></ul><ul><li>2,000+ Bus Routes </li></ul><ul><li>300,000,000 passenger journeys </li></ul><ul><li>Updated NW Journey Planner – September 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>40+ Bus Operators </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed Routes/Subsidised Services/Demand Responsive </li></ul>
  4. 4. Definitions <ul><li>Open Data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data and metadata are free and available for use without restriction, data is re-usable without further permission required </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A method for collaborative development of software through peer input, review and transparency. Methods, algorithms and source code made available by participants to all. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In the Context of Greater Manchester Mobility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a Web location for broad sharing of multi source/multi modal data and source code whilst adhering to open source and detailed governance rules to protect integrity, privacy and data quality </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Philosophy <ul><li>How </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of Open Source Licenses – Granting rights in support of a balance between collaboration and commercialisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acquisition – Identifying requirements and restrictions/limitations in contract language </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost savings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better quality, higher reliability, increased flexibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open vs Propietary </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Why ODM <ul><li>Strategic – GMPTE want to make our data available as widely as possible </li></ul><ul><li>Tactical – it was there and we were ready </li></ul><ul><li>Government - Open Data Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>User Segmentation </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Disposable Data </li></ul><ul><li>Toe in the water </li></ul><ul><li>Why not! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Where Next <ul><li>Informed Personal Traveller </li></ul><ul><li>Improved NW Journey Planner </li></ul><ul><li>Google, Microsoft….. </li></ul><ul><li>Other Data Shares </li></ul><ul><li>Data GM – Hosting </li></ul><ul><li>Transport for Greater Manchester – what other data can we provide </li></ul>
  8. 8. Barriers <ul><li>OS Derived Data – GMPTE Legal take a strongly negative view </li></ul><ul><li>Traveline Code of Conduct – has not proved to be a barrier so far </li></ul><ul><li>Data Quality/Data Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Ageing Internal Systems – ATCO_CIF format is our current standard </li></ul>
  9. 9. Issues <ul><li>Support and Data feedback – what happens when sites provide incorrect information </li></ul><ul><li>Longevity of third parties </li></ul><ul><li>What other opportunities exist </li></ul><ul><li>National Data Set – where does it fit </li></ul><ul><li>Do we all “go it alone” or do we go as Traveline </li></ul><ul><li>Where is the value in “our” data </li></ul><ul><li>Charging - Payment methods/cost breakdown/distribution of monies </li></ul><ul><li>Data Access - Who has authority to allow access to “our” data </li></ul><ul><li>Policing third party use of data – Who/How/What </li></ul>
  10. 10. Thank you <ul><li>David Hytch – IT Director </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>0161 244 1023 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>07826 918 177 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>John Garner – Head of IS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>0161 244 1219 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>07917 896817 </li></ul></ul>