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Nitor develops Helsinki region’s Journey Planner

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October 2, 2015 · 1 min read time

Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) and Finnish Transport Agency are jointly developing a next generation electronic timetable and journey planner. Both HSL’s Journey Planner and Transport Agency’s service will use the resulting nationwide journey and timetable service platform.

The development will be carried out as an open source project and the code will be published in GitHub.

”Using open source is a relatively new trend in public sector projects and in almost all the cases it’s for the benefit of the tax payers. Also the city council of Helsinki made a statement last spring that it will carry out all future projects with an open licence”, says Matti Vilmi, the CEO of Nitor.

In the past year Nitor has also developed an information system for HSL's recently piloted park-and-ride service. Information gathered in that project will also be used in the renewed version of Journey Planner.


Matti Vilmi, Chief Executive Officer

Nitor Creations Oy

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