New and improved Dublinked

Cartoon sketch describing Dublinked Driving InnovationWelcome to the new Dublinked site! We’ve been busy over the last few months building our new open source CKAN portal, setting up our new project team and putting the policy in place to take Dublinked to the next level.

Last summer we carried out a survey of Dublinked users to figure out what improvements you wanted to see and this has informed our rebuild of the site.
Pauline Riordan, Dublinked Manager

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Real time passenger information (RTPI)

The arrival of real time public transport information has been a game changer for Dubliners. Now you can have that last pint or extra lie-in bed, with the help of a number of mobile apps that can help you make smarter travel decisions by pushing out the latest information and alerts on transport schedules and traffic delays.  Overhead displays at bus stops also tell the traveller exactly when their next bus is due. Continue reading “Real time passenger information (RTPI)”

Launch of Dublinked Data Visualisation Competition – €2,000 in prizes to be won!

Over 50 people attended launch of Dublinked Data Visualisation Competition held on 19th March in NUI Maynooth. Presentations on the day included Andy Kirk (VisualisingData), Oliver Mooney (GetBulb), Eoghan McCarthy (AIRO) and Dominic Byrne (Fingal County Council and Dublinked).  With a prize fund of €2,000 the Dublinked Data Visualisation challenges all to explore Dublin’s data via Dublinked Datastore and create visualisation. Prize awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in design category, student award and recognition award for larger company.  Competition will close to entries at midday on Thursday 7th of May – Best of Luck! Continue reading “Launch of Dublinked Data Visualisation Competition – €2,000 in prizes to be won!”

Transport & Real Time Passenger Information API DubMeet

To kickstart our DubMeets series we held an event to enable Dublinked users and interested parties  of the Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) API to meet.

The Real Time Passenger Information API is available via the Dublinked Datastore and is one of the top downloaded datasets by users.  This meetup provided those interested in the RTPI API to come together, network, share ideas and experiences and showcase their application of the data. Continue reading “Transport & Real Time Passenger Information API DubMeet”