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Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Determine Tolls on India's Roads

NHAI [National Highways Association of India] has developed a web based portal through which National Highway users may easily access information related to toll fee and other details viz. current toll charges; and concessions available for local vehicles at various toll plaza(s) in the country; commercial operation date;date of toll fee notification; effective & due date of toll rate revision; name and contact details of key personnel on toll plaza; details of nearest police station; hospitals etc. in addition to facilities available near Toll Plaza(s).

It's built on Google Maps (graphic at right) and there's a lot of flashing going on (that makes my brain hurt). Still, you can determine what you'll pay to get from A to B.

Dashboard for 311 Data in Palo Alto

Last summer, Palo Alto, Calif., deployed a 311 app allowing citizens to report anything -- from a pothole to graffiti to illegal dumping -- to the city from their mobile phones. Now the city has taken that one step further, connecting their open data platform and the 311 app to produce a visual dashboard of 311 data for public viewing and use.

The tech? 311 app by PublicStuff,  open data platform by Junar. 

More Data on NYC Crime on the Map?

New York City's crime map can tell you where a burglary or assault occurred, but a bill being introduced today would make the city plot traffic tickets and summonses as well, the legislation's author, Councilmen Ben Kallos told amNY.

Kallos' bill requires noncriminal violations to be posted on the city's crime map along with dates, times and location information down to the longitude and latitude coordinates, if possible.

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by Adena Schutzberg on 06/04 at 03:33 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share
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