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2nd Open Data Challenge for Public Transportation in Tokyo

Association for Open Data of Public Transportation
Tags: Open data, Public transportation, IoT, Smartphone apps, Tokyo, Japan
Audience: All Audiences
Anticipated Funding: ¥1,000,000
Closing date: March 31, 2019
Last Updated: December 6, 2018 3:45 AM
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The Challenge

The contest calls for new applications and ideas using open data of public transportation and open data from other sources.
Applications include, but not limited to, smartphone apps, Web services, and IoT gadgets.
The submissions can be prototypes of apps and business plans aside from real working applications.
One of the following data sets must be used by the submission. It is a requirement. But the contest encourages submissions that use additional open data from collaborating open data sources and other sources.

  • Open data for public transportation that is made available by this Challenge including timetable of trains, buses, and flights and their location information.
  • Detailed intra-station map and the facility information of train stations made available by this Challenge.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Anyone - individual, group, or company - can participate in the contest regardless of nationality, age, or residence.
  • Multiple entries per person (or group or company) are permitted. One person may belong to multiple groups.
  • For more details, refer to the Entry Rules.

Terms and conditions

  • Open data published by the Association for Open Data of Public Transportation must be used.
  • Entries must remain published so that anyone can use them for free of charge during the period when the Challenge is open.
  • Entries must be submitted through the Developers Site during the entry period. (IOS app entries must be submitted to the App Store and released by the deadline. If they are modified after the deadline, they are not eligible for judging.)
  • For data usage, observe the API Permission Rules and API Guidelines specified for this contest.
  • For more details, refer to the Entry Rules.

How to apply

To submit an application for the 2nd Open Data Challenge for Public Transportation in Tokyo challenge please refer to the website.