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Philippines - Transport crowd-source ICT demonstration : final report (English)

This document constitutes the final report of component one of the transport crowd source Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Demonstration project, which focused upon crowd-sourcing traffic data from taxi vehicles in Cebu City, Philippines, using replicable open source software tools and low-cost smartphones. The aim of the project was to explore the viability of using ICT (hardware and software) to create data feeds and analytical tools that would assist Cebu City Government with its day-to-day and strategic management of the city's road network, whilst also assisting taxi operators and their drivers with their day-to-day taxi operations. The demonstration project was coordinated by the World Bank using funds from AusAid and the Korea ICT4D trust, and implemented in partnership with Cebu City Government, the Philippines Department of Transport and Communications, Metro Cebu Taxi Operator Association. The remainder of this document has been structured as follows: chapter two explains how the project delivery team met each of the four project objectives and details the software applications, innovations, and training and capacity building delivered through the project. Chapter three demonstrates why open source software and open data are so valuable to both Cebu City Government and the World Bank. Chapter four explains the validation activities undertaken through the course of the project, and sets out the findings from the data collected by the project team. Chapter five details the various evaluation activities undertaken through the project, and sets out the findings from the data collected by the project team. Chapter six provides commentary on how the demonstration software platform that was deployed in Cebu City could be sustained and scaled up in its current context, as well as replicated in other city contexts. A separate 'how to' guide has been appended to this report to assist anyone interested in replicating the project in their local context. Chapter seven details the key challenges met, and lessons learned, through this project. Chapter eight concludes by setting out ideas for the future development of the software platform created through this project.


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Philippines - Transport crowd-source ICT demonstration : final report (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.