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Sunday, June 10 2012

Open Data for transportation at Trimet : an example to follow!

While in Portland to meet many Free and Open Source leading actors, I was delighted to shake hands with Bibiana McHugh, the visionary lady that was the driving force behind the Open Data initiative at Portland's Trimet (the public transportation company of the city of Portland). She really understood what this is all about, when saying “Our transparency allows people to use our data and develop smart, innovative mobile applications to help riders—at no cost to TriMet.”

Let me try to explain why.

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