City Innovation Brief : Future Cities Catapult

City Innovation Brief

Future Cities Catapult

Published, 15 June 2018

Future Cities Catapult publishes its quarterly digest on the developments related to political, economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental arenas in urban innovation in the UK.

The brief also includes an activity tracker which highlights UK and European funding programmes for work in Advanced Urban Services. The brief includes an article about the ways that digital technologies can help planning authorities in England to be more data-driven, agile, responsive, and reflect citizens’ preferences.

Personal data in transport : Open Data Institute

Personal data in transport: exploring a framework for the future

Open Data Institute

Published, 13 June 2018

This report highlights the benefits of using and sharing journey data for transport systems, as well as individuals and organisations.

Benefits identified in the report include increasing accessibility for people, improving operational efficiency for organisations and addressing systemic issues within the transport sector. In order to achieve these potential benefits, the data should be used ethically and in such a way that would support transport systems.