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#HighwaysHack

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ODI Leeds

Munro House

Duke Street

Leeds, United Kingdom

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21st October 2016 & 22nd October 2016
10am - 5pm
ODI Leeds, 3rd Floor, Munro House, LEEDS, LS9 8AG

The time has come for #HighwaysHack! Over two days we want to unite anyone and everyone with a vested interest in transport so we can tackle problems and find solutions. Whatever your background, whatever your experience, come and join in.

There are three challenges:

  • better journeys for everyone (how can we provide accurate, timely traffic information to road users? how do we communicate this enroute? what would people want to know about?)

  • lane availability (will roadworks affect the user's journey? how do we stop national and local roadworks from clashing?)

  • the future of the network (how busy will roads be in 5-15 years? how will the network cope with autonomous vehicles and mobility as a service?)

We will be working with Highways England to utilise the datasets they have, and finding out what data they might need to collect in the future.

Back in July, we held an open meeting to discuss #HighwaysHack and start a dialogue with Highways England about what data they had and what data we might like to see. We created an open Google Doc for people to add thoughts, questions, and ideas, so take a look for some inspiration :)

A plan for the two hack days will be finalised closer to the time but below is a basic idea of what to expect.

Friday 21st Oct
10:00 - 17:00

9:00-10:00 - Arrive for coffee and chat
10:00-11:00 - Brief introductions to ODI Leeds, Highways England, the challenges, etc
11:00-12:30 - Initial ideas, group work, etc
12:30-13:30 - Lunch
13:30-16:30 - Continue to work in groups/on ideas
16:30-17:00 - Catch up and sign-off for the day

Saturday 22nd Oct
10:00 - 17:00

9:00-10:00 - Arrive for coffee chat
10:00-10:30 - Brief warmup for the day
10:30-12:30 - Back in to groups, carry on prototyping/developing
12:30-13:30 - Lunch
13:30-15:30 - Finishing off ideas
15:30-17:00 - Show and tell

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