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Open data

January updates

We are only two weeks in 2016 and it seems like NMBS/SNCB is keeping its promise as a presentation announced they now have an internal innovation project on Open Data. But more interestingly for us, the presentation, geving yesterday at the … Continue reading

13. January 2016 by Pieter Colpaert
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NMBS/SNCB announces data sharing

Today, the Belgian railway company announces a data sharing program for third party developers. They will start sharing the planned schedules (“static data”). We are cautiously excited that this is the first step towards a real open data policy. You can request … Continue reading

22. September 2015 by Pieter Colpaert
Categories: iRail, News & events, NMBS, open data, Politics | 1 comment

August updates

Hi all, It’s been since April that we haven’t done another community update. Back then, we announced our migration to new servers, we’ve announced that we would have 2 students at open Summer of code 2015 and that we would … Continue reading

11. August 2015 by Pieter Colpaert
Categories: News & events, open data, Summer of code | Leave a comment

Students open timetables of Belgian railway company

Two students have opened the timetables of the NMBS, the Belgian railway company, as open data. App-developers can use this data to build innovative and user-friendly apps, like smartwatch-applications or even an integration in the routeplanner of Google Maps. You … Continue reading

29. July 2015 by Brecht
Categories: iRail, NMBS, open data, Summer of code | Leave a comment

A law for Open Transport Data in Belgium

Today is the day that the minister of the Digital Agenda Alexander De Croo announced to create a law before the summer that will oblige NMBS/SNCB to open up their data. #digitalbelgium : open data de regel voor federale overheid … Continue reading

22. April 2015 by Pieter Colpaert
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