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GMPTE Presentation for launch of DataGM


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Presentation given by David Hytch outlining GMPTE's position regarding Open Data at the launch of DataGM - The Greater Manchester Datastore on the 21st February 2011

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GMPTE Presentation for launch of DataGM

  1. 1. GMPTE and Open Data David Hytch Information Systems Director
  2. 2. 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>40+ Bus Operators, 6 Train operators </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed Routes/Subsidised Services/Demand Responsive </li></ul>
  3. 3. 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>
  4. 4. 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>
  5. 5. GMPTE Data and information Audit <ul><li>Undertaken during 20010/11 </li></ul><ul><li>Identified over 150 transport related datasets </li></ul><ul><li>GMPTE, GMUTC, GMTU </li></ul><ul><li>Data source </li></ul><ul><li>Lead person </li></ul><ul><li>Lead organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Data collector </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency etc……. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Datasets <ul><li>Bus and car journey times </li></ul><ul><li>Bus patronage </li></ul><ul><li>Average bus loadings </li></ul><ul><li>School bus boardings </li></ul><ul><li>Bus stop locations </li></ul><ul><li>Bus mileage </li></ul><ul><li>School service changes </li></ul><ul><li>Bus station footfall </li></ul><ul><li>Vehicle data </li></ul><ul><li>Bus network performance </li></ul><ul><li>Bus timetables and updates </li></ul><ul><li>Rail network performance </li></ul><ul><li>Raised bus stops locations </li></ul><ul><li>Bus station crime incidents </li></ul><ul><li>Visits to bus stops </li></ul><ul><li>Rail ticket sales </li></ul><ul><li>Cycle counts </li></ul><ul><li>Road and Highway </li></ul>
  7. 7. Applications using travel data <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  8. 8. 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>Financially better </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>
  9. 9. Barriers <ul><li>OS Derived Data </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>
  10. 10. 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>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>
  11. 11. 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>
  12. 12. Thank you <ul><li>David Hytch – Information Systems 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>