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Spain is focusing on public transport open data in 2019

Spotted on the Spanish Open Data Portal datos.gob.es and translated into English:

"When we think about the reasons for promoting open data policies, the improvement of living quality of citizens immediately comes to mind. Although there are numerous areas where open data has been shown to have a notable impact on improving the decisions we make on a daily basis, one of the most important one is related to mobility.

Public transport is one of the basic services managed by our public administrations to help peoples' travel needs and to develop mobility solutions efficiently and sustainably. In the management of mobility, an enormous amount of data is generated that -published in the form of open data- contributes substantially to the efficiency and sustainability of transport, which is increasingly intermodal. "

Read the full article in Spanish on the Spanish Open Data Portal.