[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.

http://transitappliance.org/
http://transitappliance.org/2010/11/26/infocast-pricing-networking/

-- 
Galen Seitz
galens at seitzassoc.com



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