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by WRI India
30th Jan 2019, 2:30 am, GMT - 31st Mar 2019, 6:25 pm, GMT
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is a non-governmental global research organization that aims to protect earth’s environment and provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations, including but not limited to improving the quality of life in cities, by developing and scaling environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable urban transport solutions, with capabilities to identify and implement such solutions in over fifty countries including within Europe, United States, Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia and India.
In March of 2018, Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) became the first metro agency in the country to open its data so that it can be used in innovative ways to improve access to its services. putting India on the global map of progressive agencies committed to do the same. To take the initiative forward, KMRL in collaboration with WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable cities and Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) has launched the Station Access and Mobility Program’s (STAMP) Data Innovation Challenge in Kochi. the aim is to bring interesting solutions and visualizations to improve accessibility and mobility services in the city.
Mobility and non-mobility data sets will be made available to participants, to design creative interventions using these data sets to make the city more navigable and improve service delivery to commuters.
Track 1: Technology Challenge: Participants will be invited to develop data-driven, technology solutions to improve access to transport services for all demographics of the city or support the agency in increasing ridership or increasing efficiency.
Track 2: Design Challenge, Participants will be invited to use data to develop creative visual interpretations to communicate gaps in the transportation network or assist commuters to move in the city.
To encourage implementable solutions, each track will be conducted in the following two stages:
STAGE 1 :
The Technology Challenge: Optimizing travel between two points in the city given a combination of cost, time and mode choice
The Visualization Challenge: Creating interactive or static maps that can inform tourists visiting Kochi
STAGE 2 :
Over the course of the Innovation Challenge, teams will interact with coaches, mentors, and representatives of KMRL and WRI.
You need to carry your original photo id proof which you need to show to the security.
This is a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Innovation Challenge for coding and testing.
If you love challenges and have the relevant skills and experience of 1-4 years, go ahead and take up the task.
No, it’s free of charge. There are no hidden charges.
It will get published a week after the hacks (Qualifier/Final)
A working prototype should be fine.
Yes, you must have slides to pitch your idea.
Solve the Qualifier challenge after registering on the Skillenza platform. Based on your score, invitations for the Innovation Challenge will be sent out.
Depends on the team
During the Innovation Challenge:-
1. Form a team of at least 2 members, (3 Ideal) consisting of the ‘developer’, and the ‘urban planner/Transport planner’
2. Evaluation will be done at as a team
Two part Innovation Challenge:
The Qualifying Hack will enable participants to innovate under certain boundaries using partial data sets to test their understanding of the city.
The Final Hack will allow shortlisted teams to access all data sets to develop prototype solutions and detailed visualizations that can be developed further and implemented in the city
An in-premise 2 day Innovation Challenge to be scheduled on 22-23 March (TBC) in Kochi/Delhi (TBC). Winners to be announced at WRI India’s annual ConnectKaro conference.
Yes, we have an upload option.
Participants can use any open APIs pertinent to the challenge.
The Innovation Challenge primarily focuses on working with mobility and non-mobility data sets. If you feel you have the necessary skill sets to work with data, join the challenge!
The following data would be made available to participants:
|Kochi Metro (schedules, fares, stops, etc.)|
|City bus services (schedules, fares, stops, etc.)|
|Ferry services (schedules, fares, stops, etc.)|
|Public Bicycle Systems (Geo codes of stops)|
|Auto rickshaw stands (Geo codes)|
|Spatial Data (Geo codes physical assets in the city)|
|Historic ticketing data (Metro)|
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