Date of Post: 29 Jan,
The KMRL (Kochi Metro Rail Ltd) will launch the STAMP (Station Access and Mobility Programme) ‘Data Innovation Challenge’ in Kochi on Wednesday.
The nationwide competition to seek innovative solutions to improve public transit connectivity from technology providers, NGOs, mobility entrepreneurs,
developers, city and transport planners, and students.
- The challenge will be to co-create solutions for bridging gaps in multimodal integration, seamless commuting and customer experience.
- Organised in association with the WRI (World Resources Institute) India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and TMF (Toyota Mobility Foundation), KMRL managing director A.P.M. Mohammed Hanish will launch the event.
- KMRL has made standardised information available for all through its open data policy, it claimed.
- The challenge will continue to build upon the Kochi Metro’s open data policy in a pursuit to make mobility services more accessible for commuters.
- Hanish said, “Through the Challenge, we intent to find innovative ways of utilising the vast data to the advantage of public as well as transit operators,”
- The TMF and WRI India have worked together to assist several other cities in improving access and last mile connectivity to mass transit systems.
- The selected concepts/applications may get an opportunity to associate with KMRL.
To know more about recent developments of Kochi Metro-
19 Nov, 2018 : A 33 Member Team of French Agency AFD visits Kochi Metro
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