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Notes dump from 9.Dec.18 outreach session
Meetup link: https://www.meetup.com/swechafsmi/events/257026328/
I’m copying here the links and notes gathered at the event on a live etherpad doc. Others please feel free to chip in with writeups etc.
Disclaimer: The herokuapp.com links shared on this page are for demonstration only, and are using work-in-progress or flawed data. Please don’t treat anything there as authoritative or proper - it’s not. Also, open-source versions of those apps will take more time to be made generic and published. When it does get posted, it’ll be put up here: https://github.com/WRI-Cities/
What we want to achieve with Hyderabad’s bus system:
https://tracker.geops.ch/?z=11&s=1&x=-8227002.0399&y=4972217.8438&l=transport - a visualization of gtfs data for public transport systems in New York City
GTFS open data standard for public transport systems: https://github.com/google/transit/tree/master/gtfs/spec/en
Telangana Open Data Portal
Runs on DKAN, has open APIs for querying datasets
Routes Data Gathering
Stop Names Data Cleaning
Local OpenRefine instance:
192.168.1.74:3333 (this was on local network at the session time; expired now)
Decision-making repo for deciding standardized stop names: https://github.com/answerquest/hyd-stop-names-cleaning/issues
Geo fencing the locations with multiple stops
Task: This map has all the depots of Hyd. Pls geofence them all!
GTFS Manager developed in my larger project with WRI, hope to be able to manage the hyd bus data there once its is made in GTFS:
Loaded with a partial, inaccurate gtfs data for Hyderabad
NYC Taxi Vis:
RunParticles : open source visualization creator, someone can do this with Delhi’s GTFS data right now.
Delhi’s GTFS dataset:
datameet : an all-india mailing list with several GIS related disucssions going on. https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/datameet
More Visualisation links:
Companies, NGOs in Hyderabad doing GIS work
Banyan Nation - http://www.banyannation.com/