Travel, Open Data, London 2012, Wired Magazine

Working with the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) it seemed important to ensure that as much road and travel changes due to staging the biggest sporting event in the word made it into the public domain.

For spectators this means a dedicated website with travel information organised by the rail operators a year in advance on the web and mobile.

Road data has been released under an open data structure as part of an agreement that has seen the ODA’s Travel Demand Managment team working closely with Transport for London. Wired Magazine explains more.


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