That’s from Atlantic Cities, which explains today that Apple is developing its own mapping software and ditching Google, which means third-party developers are going to be relied on to come up with apps to help users find their way on buses and trains. And that can only happen in cities that share their data.
Honolulu is one of those few cities, according to City-Go-Round, a transit advocate. Nationwide, just 210 of 838 municipalities share their transit data, but Honolulu is among them, the group says.
The author believes the new iPhone will first expose cities with lacking data availability, and then potentially serve as a “catalyst” for pushing the data into the open.
Read the full piece: How the New iPhone Will Expose Cities Lagging on Open Data
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