[PLUG-TALK] Trimet and open source

Galen Seitz galens at seitzassoc.com
Fri Mar 25 10:58:41 PDT 2011

Aaron Burt wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 07:49:15AM -0700, Galen Seitz wrote:
>> Here's a nice article on Trimet's use and development of open source 
>> software.  Perhaps we could get one or more of the programmers 
>> mentioned to give a talk.
>> http://www.govtech.com/e-government/Open-Source-Software-Oregon-Transportation.html
> They did a great Ignite! talk at GOSCON about how to get OSS into your
> local government agency.  In sum: focus on making bureaucrats' lives
> better.  Buy-in from elected officials is only useful for providing cover
> and impetus for said bureurcats.
> I'm hoping to turn my leftover Insignia Infocast into a transit-tracker
> display for my office using the nifty instructions they provide.

Are you referring to Chris Smith's transit appliance application?  It 
looks like he's been using the Insignia Infocast.


Galen Seitz
galens at seitzassoc.com

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