Launch of the open data movement QuebecOuvert

Launch of the open data movement QuebecOuvert 4378In a recent post, the popular movement MontrealOuvert announced that the group has fulfilled their objectives, with the public launch of the open data portal by the City of Montréal. They have succeeded in promoting the cause to the public opinion, the press, and also key members of the administration. In terms of results, we've seen many applications using the open data, and also   Read more…


Ouverture des données des transports en communs, en prélude à #TranspoCampMTL

Ouverture des données des transports en communs, en prélude à #TranspoCampMTL 3799L'Agence Métropolitaine de Transport annonce aujourd'hui l'ouverture de leurs données, dans le but d'en rendre l'utilisation possible par des tierces parties. C'est une autre bonne nouvelle pour l'ouverture des données publiques, un combat mené par MontrealOuvert depuis 1 an et demie. Une page spéciale conçue pour développeurs permet le téléchargement de données concernant les trains de banlieue, spécialement les horaires et aussi la géolocalisation   Read more…


MaMairie.ca suit l’activité de vos élus à la mairie

MaMairie.ca suit l’activité de vos élus à la mairie 3476Un des projets mis en valeur lors de #Hackmtl était MaMairie.ca. Bien que MaMairie.ca n'ait pas été entièrement développé pendant le hackathon, le projet a quand même profité de l'événement pour avancer, avoir des conseils et support des développeurs et citoyens présents, et bien sûr tirer profit des 150 personnes présentes pour lancer le projet. Vous pouvez dès maintenant consulter le site, et   Read more…


Patiner Montreal on Android

Patiner Montreal on Android 2152One of the most active groups in Montreal, with its meetings and developer days, MontrealOuvert continues to make the case for open data in Montreal. Patiner Montreal was mentionned already in the latest hackathon, as one of the most advanced applications. There is now an Android application, made in record time, thanks to the fact there's now a REST API available. Like the website,   Read more…


TrainingMobs and MontrealOuvert featured at Mtl New Tech

TrainingMobs and MontrealOuvert featured at Mtl New Tech 2053TrainingMobs and MontrealOuvert both presented their development efforts and results to the Montreal New Tech audience today. Jonas from TrainingMobs TrainingMobs is a social network website designed to get its members to train together, for various sports and activities. You sign up, join existing groups or suggest new activities if you want something new, while making friends in the process. The idea is not new, we   Read more…


Hackers making great strides for open Montreal Data

Hackers making great strides for open Montreal Data 2050 With MontrealOuvert's first Hackathon last Saturday, more than 20 developers and hackers gathered to research and tinker about ways to get, display, and make available data from the City of Montréal and other affiliated organizations. As commented in a previous mtw post, MontrealOuvert aims to open up local data access to citizens. One of the obstacles   Read more…


MontrealOuvert wants open data for the region of Montréal

MontrealOuvert wants open data for the region of Montréal 1930MontrealOuvert, announced a couple of weeks ago, is a new promising initiative promoting open access to public data. In an ideal world, data produced or monitored by different municipal or government bodies in Montréal would all be made available freely to citizens and businesses. This would lead to data re-use, data mashups, new applications used by citizens and taxpayers, possibly in ways never imagined or   Read more…



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