West – SF
TransportationCamp East was held in San Francisco on Saturday March 19 and Sunday March 20, 2011.
We’d like to thank the group of partners and advisors for their support in organizing this event.
TransportationCamp West was held in San Francisco on Saturday March 19 and Sunday March 20, 2011., at Public Works SF.
You shape the sessions
Remember that TransportationCamp is an unconference—be prepared to participate, engage, and propose and lead sessions. Look at the attendee list, and review the hot topics. Be sure to read “How TransporationCamp Works: The Essential Guide.”
Friday March 18th
Optional, informal “tweet up” for pre-event socializing, Schmidt’s, 2400 Folsom Street.
Saturday March 19th
- Welcome and introductions
- Guide to the day from Nick Grossman, OpenPlans
- Welcoming remarks from Jay Nath, Manager of Innovation at the City and County of San Francisco
- Comments from Carter Rohan, Deputy Executive Director of SFMTA.
Transition break, choose your sessions.
10:45am Session #1
RealTime Public transit data, standards, producing it & using it. Discussion led by Brian Ferris.
P2P Car Sharing A panel featuring Get Around, RelayRides, and Spride. MC’d by Time Papanedreau of SFMTA.
Public-Private Partnership Livable streets brainstorming sessio.
Bus Rapid Transit East Bay & elsewhere; data, coalitions, opposition, etc. Discussion led by Ruth Miller.
Car-Free Living Tips, tricks, tools, and hacks. Discussion led by Aaron Ogle, Code for America Fellow.
Collaboration Across Agencies & Groups PPPs, multidisciplinary, standards. Led by Kendra Levine (@tranlib).
Public Outreach & Education via GPS Web Application Sharing cost info, determining funding priorities. Discussion led by Michael Mottmann.
Connecting Customer Needs with Developer Skills Beyond open data, agencies need to fill the gaps to create a thriving developer ecosystem. Led by Timothy Moore of BART.
12:00pm Session #2
Making It Real How can we collaborate toward common goals? Case studies & practices that work. Led by Andrea Schneider.
Open Source Transit Tools What’s being built? What tools do we need? Show & tell with Brian Ferris of OneBusAway and Kevin Webb of OpenPlans
Transit Mapping w/ Housing & Economic Development Information Action planning session with Carla Mays about affordable housing, social services, work force development, co-working spaces, WiFi.
TDM 2.0 How do we get employees to drive innovative mobility solutions? Interactive discussion with J.D. Margulici.
Real-Time Open Parking Availability Data What will you do with it? Plus beta “sneak peek.”
Real-Time Pedestrian and Bike Location How can we get it? What can we do with it? How can it not be creepy? By Eric Fischer.
Access for Limited Sight GPS & real-time asset data to empower limited-vision citizens. Led by Jay Nath.
OpenTrip + 511 APIs A protocol for sharing rideshare and carpool data. Led by Nisar Ahmed and Carl Gorringe.
Comments from Ryan Popple, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
2:15pm Session #3
How does open source help small and medium transit providers? or… I want to be on Google but don’t know how to make GTFS. Discussions and demos led bu Kevi, OpenPlans and Aaron, Trillium Systems.
(Restrictive) Licenses Do we need ‘em? Who owns data? Do I care? Commercial vs Nonprofit. Let’s get ready to argue! Led by Ian White of Urban Mapping.
Apps & Transportation to Support Street Life Brainstorm with Adam Baker.
Vehicle Tracking With Off-The-Shelf Technologies Discussion led by Andy Chow.
Let’s improve OSM in the US Why? How? Discussion on multi-modal trip planning with Bibiana McHugh.
Sexy Transit Public policy vs. market demand, led by Corinne Robert.
Paratransit Tech Discussion Door-to-door. Smartphones. Routing. Dynamic dispatch. Flying lift buses? Led by Kevin Chambers.
Open Taxi Access
3:30pm Session #4
Putting the “Public” Back in Public Transportation Using social media to engage your customers. Joint presentation from Melissa Jordan from BART and Tracy Phan of 511.0rg.
Agency Data What do we share? What should we share? Led by Jim Donovan.
Ensuring Equal Access to hot, new transpo stuff. And other problems with deferred infrastructure. Discussion led by Brandon Martin-Anderson.
Persuasive Technology for Transportation Behavior Change Discussion led by Jerry Jariyasunant and Andrew Casteel.
Converting Freeways into Boulevards Short “how-to” presentation by Greg Riessen, followed by discussion.
Multimodal Trip Planning Transit & bike(share) & car/ride(share) & canoe & taxi & … Discussion led by Kevin Webb of OpenPlans.
Real-Time Solutions… Trucks & Technology Deliveries, online appointments, route enforcement, exploring alternatives. Led by Karen, Kanya & Frank.
Civic Commons Wants Your Apps! Tell Civic Commons’ Michel Bernstein what you’ve built.
4:30pm Re-group for end of day
Make your own plans for dinner, or join us at a #transpo group reservation nearby.
Saturday night: Ignite #transpo
Ignite #transpo is coming to San Francisco! Got a story to tell about transportation and technology, in five minutes? Sign up to present. Like all Ignite events, speakers get five minutes on stage, and twenty slides on a 15 second timer. More details.
Sunday March 20th
9am Session #5 (early risers)
Concurrent participant-led sessions.
10:30 Morning program
Welcome, introductions and opening remarks.
Keynote from Jennifer Pahlka, Founder and Executive Director, Code for America.
11:15am Session #6
Transit Data Plumbing Integrating “non” – GTFS with GTFS. Real-time, transit exchange. Presentation by Jon.
The Trusted Transportation Relationship Discussion on how to leverage one, how to build one, how to protect one. Kevin Chambers, OpenPlans
How Should Agencies and Coders / Programmers Work Together? Code for America’s Alyssa Black leads this discussion.
Crowd Sourcing Structured feedback from riders about: data errors, service alerts, delays. Discussion with Brian Ferris.
Beyond the Countdown Clock New directions for real-time arrival toosl. Q&A with Jeff Wood and Shawn Allen. beyond-the-countdown-clock.tumblr.com
Language Matters How do we get livable streets lingo into common usage? Danien from LA Streetsblog leads.
How Open is Open? Who “owns” schedules? Ian White of Urban Mapping leads— “avec rancor.”
Transit Appliance Low-cost, pervasive arrival displays. Led by Chris Smith.
12:40pm Session #7
Transit RSS Real-time transit data distributions. Also: free beer, monkeys, and data. Brainstorm and discussion with Steve Coast.
What Can Google Maps do for You? Open discussion with Tom Noam.
Advocacy Brainstorming session on tools and audiences. Led by Ruth Miller.
Clipper: Love it or Hate it? Presentation by Jake Avidou, MTC and Trevor Findley, BAH. Discussion on how to make it better by You.
Post-Scheduled Transit A discussion about demand-response alternatives to inefficient fixed schedules. Led by Micheal Keating of OpenPlans.
Local Developers Needed! Help support an OS timetable publisher app for AC Transit. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Show and Tell How I made my own SF Transit Map (I’m not an expert), by Danny H.
1:30pm working lunch
2:30pm Session #8
Multiple Maps Tied to the Same Data Model Tech talk on GIS and LRS with Chris Hughes.
Where Next? Brainstorm on TransportationCamp as an ongoing, world changing, awesome movement.
Data Viz and Transit Widening the user and use scope. Discussion.
Community-Sourced Data for Public Employee Performance Monitoring Discussion with Yuwei Li.
Extending GTFS What is it? What more could it be? Discussion with Jed from BlinkTag Inc.
Transit Trademarks Michelle Koeth on factors in branding for transit project names.
The Cognitive Factor Perception vs. reality in modeling. Code-driven solutions don’t provide all the answers. With Ian White of Urban Mapping.
511 Cooperation? Competition? A policy discussion with Nisar from 511.org.
3:30pm Gather for close
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