Information Resources Exchange Group

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
10:00am

Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance

AGENDA

1. Call to Order and Introductions

 

Presentations

2. Open Data, Open Source Trip Planning - Building GoPhillyGo

The GoPhillyGo application was built using OpenTripPlanner and a host of open data sources from the Philadelphia region. John Branigan, GIS Project Manager, Azavea will describe how these decisions increase the project’s long-term sustainability, and will detail some of the processes required to maintain up-to-date transit schedule information.

3. Be Super: Transform Philly Through Technology and Collaboration

Dawn McDougall, Executive Director, and Corey Acri, Director of Collaborations, Code for Philly, will discuss how regional agencies can tap into and work with Code for Philly's network of volunteer technologists and collaborate with them to build solutions to regional problems.  The second half of the presentation will discuss CyclePhilly, a successful partnership between Code for Philly and DVRPC.

4. DVRPC Safety Programs

Kevin Murphy of DVRPC’s Office of Safety and Congestion Management will give an overview of the safety program, discuss the data they rely on and how it’s used, and coordinating with partner agencies to improve transportation safety in the region.

Information Items

5. DVRPC Work Program Update

 

6. Member Roundtable

  1. Recent Projects;
    Attendees are encouraged to share recent accomplishments and to discuss any ongoing projects that you or your agency is working on that is related to information gathering and sharing.
  2. Recent Event Reports;
    Attendees are encouraged to provide a brief summary of any recent meeting or conference they attended.
  3. Upcoming Events;
    Attendees are encouraged to announce any upcoming meeting or conference.

7. Adjournment