Patronage data is information about the number of times a particular (public transport) service has been used, and is among our most popular data on the Open Data Hub. With more than 10 different patronage datasets available, it can be hard to know which is the best for your purposes. In this blog post, we’ll break down what’s available in each of these datasets to help you better understand their differences and possible uses.
Looking for more open data? We’ve put together a big list of places you can find transport open data from government agencies, as well as government open data in general. It’s split out by jurisdiction with short descriptions of each site as well as licensing information where available.
Three companies progressed through the Parking Innovation Challenge, run by Transport for NSW in 2020. In this three-part blog series, we sat down with the people at the helm of these organisations to discuss the parking ecosystem, the innovation challenge process, and the exciting progress being made by each company.
Part 1 of our 3-part blog series. With Elizabeth Zealand, CEO and co-founder of Spot Parking, we discuss the main issues faced by customers in terms of parking, innovation in the sector, and the process of development involved in making Spot Parking what it is today.
There are many different use cases for our open data, including some very cool applications created by our community, so we’ve decided to share them in a regular blog post! Our first edition features everything from a Smart TV app to a NSW Transport COVID-19 Impact Dashboard and research on the impact of fuel prices on traffic flows and use of public transport. Cool, right?
It’s been a huge year for the Open Data & Innovation team at Transport for NSW. We’ve had over 50 data releases, 3 innovation challenges, and over 100 guests at our Open Data Day celebrations! Before we sign off for 2020, here are our highlights from the year that was.
If you’re a learner driver, you can now choose from 3 great digital log book apps that can completely replace your paper log book! These apps are officially endorsed by Transport for NSW, and come with many handy features to help you get the most out of your learning experience.
App developer Bernice (Xiaodan) Zhang entered her Chinese language app in to our Open Data Day Pitch Competition in March, and by September it was officially endorsed by Transport for NSW (TfNSW).
We’re going back to basics and covering off some open data fundamentals: the definition of open data, why it’s important, and where to go if you’d like to learn more. If you’re someone who doesn’t yet know much about ‘open data’, this blog post is for you!