Open Data and Mobility

Transportation agencies and cities collect vast amounts of transport data, but many of them do not provide it as open data. Even though businesses as well as citizens could benefit from it. In this opinion piece I talk about the opportunities of open transport data and the experiences I’ve made in the field. From early app developments, cease and decist letters, to hackathons with public transport agencies. This text was printed in the quaterly issue of Plan W by Süddeutsche Zeitung in 2017.

Read the full text here.