Shh! We’re hiring.

As part of our not-so-secret plan to win the future through openness, we’re looking for some top-notch people to join OpenPlans. We’re looking for a technical project manager, a reporter, a designer, software developers, and a marketing manager. All full-time positions come complete with a great package of benefits, including health, dental, vision, 401k, generous Read more…

OpenPlans to present at TransITech

We’re really looking forward to this spring’s APTA TransITech. APTA is the industry association that includes public agencies, commercial organizations, and non-profits working in the field of public transportation. TransITech is APTA’s annual technology conference, this year occurring over three days in Miami, FL in March. We will present on Simple AVL Solutions for Riders as Read more…

Oscar who? GothamSchools wins two national awards

Congratulations are in order to GothamSchools for their achievements in the annual Educational Writers Association awards. GothamSchools won two first prize awards in the EWA’s national competition for education journalism. One award, in the journalism blogging category, went to our editorial staff plus our Newsroom contributor Kim Gittleson. The other, in the community blogging category, Read more…

We’re Moving Beyond the Automobile

Streetfilms just launched the trailer for their Moving Beyond the Automobile series. Each Tuesday over the next ten weeks, they’ll be posting a new chapter about smart and proven strategies to reduce traffic and improve street safety for all users. Hope you will tune in. The series tackles a whole range of important topics, from Bus Read more…

A Case for Open Data in Transit

StreetFilms has produced a great video highlighting the case studies and benefits of open transit data and how that relates to the broader movement around Gov2.0. Along with websites like CityGoRound.org and the developer resources exemplified by transit agencies like Trimet, BART, MBTA, and the MTA this video does a great deal to show what Read more…