RATP joins open data movement

Thursday 9 August 2012 | 10:34 CET | News
Paris public transport authority RATP has joined the open data trend, led in France by the government's Etalab initiative, La Tribune reports. Visitors to data.gouv.fr can now see maps on the Ile-de-France network, both schematic and geographical, connecting stations for the national rail system, station air quality data and lists of nearby stores. Surprisingly, the information does not include something as basic as the metro's timetables, let alone Wi-Fi or mobile network coverage. RATP has been reticent with respect to Open Data, having gone so far as to have an app called CheckMyMetro

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