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Earlier this year the Department for Transport (DfT) publicly launched its Bus Open Data Service (BODS), a crucial enabler of the UK government’s manifesto commitment to open up data about local bus services across England from 2020. Buses Buses serve economies by helping people to access work and helping to tackle congestion. They have an important contribution to make in reducing emissions in cities through moving people from cars onto cleaner ultra-low and zero emission mass transit. Each year, over 4.3 billion bus journeys are made in England, of which around half are made in London
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The segment of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) has been severely hit by the COVID 19 pandemic. As Europe sets out for economic recovery, the survival of SMEs is essential. The FinLine app will help SMEs assess their financial viability and provide free customised advice for suitable grants and investment options. Also, it will provide a tool for building a community willing to share financial and technical advice as well as people’s skills during the post COVID 19 recovery.
The goal of the EU Twinnings application is to allow users to find their area’s twin (an area with the most similar statistics data) and explore similar regions of the EU. Simply fill in the city name and find the most similar and least similar cities. The similarity is expressed in percentages. There is also a European map provided that users can hover over to see how similar each city is to the one filled in.
Traffic England is run by Highways England’s National Traffic Information Service, which manages the strategic road network (SRN) in England. The website provides dynamic and accurate information on the current road situation and forecasts traffic conditions.
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Open data best practices in Europe: Estonia, Slovenia and Ukraine
Data sharing as a service: will data services remove intellectual property rights from the picture, and at what cost?
ePSI platform scoreboard
ePSI Platform PSI Scoreboard
Best Practice: Publish Statistical Data In Linked Data Format
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On 14 November 2022, the European Commission, European Parliament and the Council of the European Union reached a political agreement on the European declaration on digital rights and principles , proposed by the Commission in January. Once jointly signed by the three EU institutions, the declaration will set out the global approach to the digital transformation that the EU will take to foster growth, prosperity, security, competitiveness as well as societal well-being across Member States. In particular, the declaration will complement existing rights, contained for example in the GDPR
On 29 November 2022, the data.europa academy conducted a webinar on the topic ‘Geospatial harvesting on data.europa.eu’. The primary aim of the webinar was to introduce the type, origin and services of geospatial data that can be found on data.europa.eu and to explain the process of harvesting it. In the first part of the webinar, Dr. Thore Fechner (Head of Team for Open Data and Copernicus at con terra) discussed the ample amount of geospatial data that is available on the portal and walked through the entire process of geospatial harvesting from a geo-catalogue to the portal. He explained
The webinar ‘Understanding open data: legal openness’ was held on 18 November 2022. This was the third webinar of the data.europa academy series dedicated to data providers and focused on what data openness entails from a legal perspective and how it can be optimally achieved. The goal of the webinar was not to provide purely theoretical legal training, but also to identify best practices and resources that data providers can use to achieve openness and to realise when openness cannot be achieved. In the first part of the webinar, Hans Graux, lawyer at Timelex, provided an introduction on how
The Interoperability Unit of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT) and the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU will host the 2022 edition of SEMIC: Data Spaces in an Interoperable Europe on December 6. This year the conference will take place both in person, at the Square Meeting Centre in Brussels, and online. More information on how to participate either physically or remotely, can be found here. The conference will revolve around the implementation of data spaces. In particular, the conference will offer support in overcoming obstacles in implementing