The finalists of the Philippine Transit App Challenge will pitch their entries live on stage on October 14, at 17:00 (GMT +8), at University of Philippines Asia Learning Center Toyota Auditorium. The winners will be announced during this same event. Register for free to attend!
The competition was launched on July 2nd, and was followed by a 3-month development period, where participants worked together with volunteer mentors to build their entries. more than a 100 app ideas were received and more than half of those have passed to the prototype phase.
The Department of Transportation and Communications, in partnership with the Metro Manila Development Authority and Cebu City Government, has hosted the first national transport application development competition. Participants were invited to develop applications based on two new kinds of publically available data – regularly updated geographic location and service information for all bus, jeepney, and rail routes in Metro Manila, as well as live traffic incident data streams in Manila and Cebu, currently being tested under a pilot scheme.