With the aim to encourage, inform and engage citizens and residents on services and issues in their local areas, RouteToPA project and Smart Dublin launched “Pin it in the Parks”. Ever wondered if there are tennis courts or exercise machines in the parks near you? What about playgrounds or skate parks or even historical monuments? A four […]
In this ROUTETOPA case study series, we shine a light on public administrations, organizations and communities that have adopted and are using ROUTETOPA tools for work and discussions around open data This case study narrative was written by Hetor Pilot’s Carmen Luciano, Vanja Annunziata, Maria Anna Ambrosino and Gianluca Santangelo. Italy has a long Cultural tradition and […]
In this ROUTETOPA case study series, we shine a light on public administrations, organizations and communities that have adopted and are using ROUTETOPA tools for work and discussions around open data This case study narrative was written by Prato Pilot’s Elena Palmisano. Prato is the second largest city in Tuscany, with a population of about 190,000 inhabitants, […]
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: Updated user interface with the focus on mobile friendliness. Several minor updates and […]
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: […]
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.