Follow Ricky Abisla on a fellowship in India as he investigates how local transit data might best be organized and shared so it can be used by transit riders and operators.
Tell the FCC to Save the Educational Broadband Service Spectrum
The only remaining broadcast spectrum in the U.S. allocated for educational purposes has the potential to be auctioned off to large telecommunications carriers. This change may well leave millions of Americans on the wrong side of the digital divide. Take action; submit comments to the FCC today!
Caravan Studios Boosts Access to Transit Through Open Data
Billions of transit users worldwide don't have access to transit schedule data. Why don't they have access, and what can be done about it? Caravan Studios, a division of TechSoup, has been experimenting with one way to solve this problem.
How Nonprofits Help Digitally Disadvantaged Communities Connect
TechSoup donor partner Mobile Beacon has conducted some very interesting research on how nonprofits are getting digitally disadvantaged communities (like rural, low-income, and senior Americans) connected to the information economy. Here's what Mobile Beacon found.