[Open-transport] Open Data Public Transport List?
stephane at opennorth.ca
Thu Jul 18 19:21:29 UTC 2013
Same here, I have started to populate the CKAN instance. It's just a pity
that there is not way to add true geospatial metadata (lat/long, geoname id
or something like that) or not that I found...
On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 3:13 PM, Andrew Byrd <andrew at fastmail.net> wrote:
> I just signed up and added two Paris data sets, and it was painless.
> Adding a dataset to the CKAN instance is barely more effort than editing
> a line in a spreadsheet, and it's much less ad-hoc.
> I have to agree with Pieter here. No one is going to want to manually
> sync a spreadsheet with a proper database down the road. If you want to
> build a good list of open transport data sources with metadata about the
> file or API type, give the CKAN instance a try.
> On 07/18/2013 07:33 PM, Mati Kalwill wrote:
> > pieter, do you think it's possible that the CKAN instance might be an
> > overkill at the moment? collecting data in a spreadsheet seems like a
> > simple, good-enough way to engage people in contribuiting to a list that
> > is almost non-existing at the moment :P if not perfect, could be a great
> > first step.
> > perhaps you can help in creating a similar metadata structure (similar
> > to the ckan instance) so it becomes easy to upload later? and later on,
> > if not you, someone else familiar with the ckan environment can upload
> > anyway, i'm not an expert, just a member of the list who's looked for a
> > way to check and contribute to an open transport data list before, and
> > hasn't found it.
> > best,
> > mk
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