If you’re in Cambridge on Thursday, come and hear about CycleStreets behind the scenes, organised by BCS East Anglia! Location: Red Gate Software, 12 Cambridge Business Park, CB4 0WZ  [Cycle there – directions] Date and time: 6:30pm – 8pm, Thursday, 26th April, 2012 The event …

Talk in Cambridge: “Using Open Data and Crowdsourcing to develop CycleStreets” Read more »

We’re pleased to launch today a new resource for the cycling community: a browsable, searchable collision map with complete details of every reported road collision involving cyclists in the UK since 2005. This will also be integrated into our new …

UK Collision Map – a new resource for the cycle campaigning community Read more »

The UK is due to co-chair the Open Government Partnership in April and is looking to improve transparency across the world In our last post we talked about the release of data from the Department for Education and how important …

Open data is going global Read more »

I’m often asked these days why people would bother with open data. (Here, I’m using LinkedGov’s definition of open data.)  I thought it would be useful to write down and gather some feedback, see if we can refine these categories …

Uses for open data Read more »

Publishing data is a start, and publishing it in a common standard that others can understand and re-use is the next step; but wouldn’t it be even more useful if you could see correlations between seemingly unrelated sets of data? …

‘Linked data’: making connections between unrelated datasets Read more »