Transportation Camp South 2013 is coming up – Feb 9, 2013

Transportation Camp is coming to Atlanta on February 9, 2013. The sixth Transportation Camp to date and the first to be held in the Southern U.S., TranspoCamp South will bring together thinkers and doers in the fields of transportation and technology for a day of learning, debating, connecting, and creating. The event will run from Read more…

Route not available: iOS6’s detours to comprehensive and universal transit direction

With the announcement of iOS6, Apple has dropped Google Maps as default mapping application. Apple has chosen to strike out on their own and created an new map service, Maps.   Which is great right?  Everything that Apple does is well-polished and flawlessly executed.  The new Map application has the potential to be a great solution Read more…

OpenBag: Pratt Institute’s Programs for Sustainable Development

Pratt Institute’s Jaime Stein, John Shapiro, and Lacey Tauber stopped by OpenBag to introduce their newest urban design programs.   They are all a part of Pratt’s Programs for Sustainable Planning and Development, described  as “an alliance of four programs with a shared value placed on urban sustainability — defined by the ‘triple bottom line’ of environment, equity Read more…

OpenTripPlanner Deployer launches

***update 1/8/12: OpenTripPlanner Deployer is currently down. We’re working on migrating it to a new host. OpenPlans Transportation is pleased to announce the preliminary launch of OTP Deployer, the first fully automated deployment and hosting platform for OpenTripPlanner. It is available for public use at  http://deployer.opentripplanner.org The purpose of OTP Deployer is to make the Read more…

OpenBag: Chelsea Mauldin from The Public Policy Lab

Chelsea Mauldin presented how the work of Public Policy Lab tries to answer these kinds of questions at a recent OpenBag talk. The Public Policy Lab is a non-profit that works with policymakers and city agencies to help them innovate citizen-serving services: “We engage the public and policy makers in the design process and especially people Read more…

Open & Candid: Aaron Sutula

Aaron Sutula has previously worked at the National Weather Service, working on an agency-first project to deliver weather info directly to consumer’s mobile devices. At OpenPlans he’ll be working to make Bus Time faster, more responsive and just plain better.  Aaron sat down to talk about where he’s been, what he’s been doing and where he Read more…