ROUTETOPA is an acronym that stands for Raising Open and User-friendly, Transparency Enabling Technologies for Public Administrations. It is a three-year, multidisciplinary, European Union Horizon 2020 innovation project aimed at improving citizen engagement by enabling meaningful interaction between open data users, open data publishers and open data. ROUTETOPA’s seeks to do this in 4 ways: […]
Among the most relevant new features of “Unukalhai” SPOD platform: Major features Agora and public rooms: Improvements in discussion room: Mentions in the discussion room: Typing @ symbol, followed by a username, will notify the person so that she/he can access and read the comment. (Issy Feedback, GitHub Issue #29) Cocreation data room: A very […]
The Route-to-PA project will hold a workshop on ICT tools for Open Data discussion at the Major Cities of Europe conference in Zagreb. The conference will propose a compelling programme to Policy Makers, City Managers, CIOs and Smart city managers who lead innovation in their cities from across Europe. It includes distinguished speakers from cities, […]
On June 9, at Accountability Hack 2017 in The Hague, teams will have eight hours to brainstorm, design and prototype solutions to some of the Netherlands’ most pertinent issues concerning accountability that open data can address. The Open State Foundation is organizing this hackathon for the Court of Audit, Statistics Netherlands and several ministries. More […]
We are happy to announce the next release of Transparency-Enhancing Toolset (TET)! TET is the next-generation open data portal containing set of tools that facilitate a better understanding of the data by providing connections and links to related datasets, and providing information about provenance. Highlights of this release includes: SQL querying – an SQL query console is added for power users, […]
What is Route-to-PA?The ROUTE-TO-PA project – Raising Open and User-friendly Transparency-Enabling Technologies fOr Public Administrations – aims at improving the engagement of citizens by making them able to socially interact over open data, by forming or joining existing online communities that share common interest and discuss common issues.
MissionOur main purpose here is to engage citizens through a “purposeful and personalized relationship” between citizens and Open Data, not seen only as one between government and individual citizens but between government and networks of citizens that collectively attribute meanings to this information. The information by ROUTE-TO-PA is shared, interpreted, personalized, made easier to understand and discussed to assess its meanings.
- Develop a Social Platform for Open Data (SPOD) enabling social interactions among open data users and between open data users and government data;
- Build Transparency-Enhancing Toolset (TET) as extensions for existing major Open Data Platforms;
- Develop a set of recommendations (GUIDE) as good practice guide for open data publishers for achieving higher quality transparency through open data.