BOLOGNA'S INFRASTRUCTURES

The infrastructures integrated in the iCity platform by the City of Bologna are mainly related with the Town’s mobility management system and public transportation services.
 

TPER — QueryHellobus

Description
 
This infrastructure is related to the City’s public transportation arrival time information management system. Offers information about the expected arrival time for a bus  introducing the stop and the line.

 

Policies and rules
 
Service limitation:  None
 
Cost: Free


Details

To request for information, please use the property urn:bus:expected_arrival, and include parameters in the request call like in the following example:
GET http://icity-gw.icityproject.com:8080/developer/api/observations/last?id=1475&property=urn:bus:expected_arrival&n=1&filter=4004;25;13:00

The information included in the filter should be urn:bus:expected_arrival: {stop};{line};{time}. Find more information about bus lines and stops at http://www.tper.it/tper-open-data
 
 
Technical name
 
PLTHelloBus1

Properties
Units
  • urn:bus:expected_arrival
time (hh:mm)
 
Status: INTEGRATED.
 
 

QueryResale

Description
 
This infrastructure is related to the City’s public transportation ticket sales point. provides the list of resellers of bus tickets allocated in the nearby of a specific bus stop.

 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None
 
Cost: Free
 

Details
 
To request for information, please use the property urn:bus:sales_point, and include parameters in the request call like in the following example:
GET http://icity-gw.icityproject.com:8080/developer/api/observations/last?id=1476&property=urn:bus:sales_point&n=1&filter=4004
 
The information included in the filter should be urn:bus:sales_point: {stop;{salespoint}.
 
Find more information about bus lines and stops at http://www.tper.it/tper-open-data.
 
 
Technical name
 
PLTHelloBus2

Properties
Units
  • urn:bus:sales_point
none
 
Status: INTEGRATED.
 
 

QueryHellobus-4ivr

Description
 
This infrastructure is related to the City’s public transportation arrival time information management system. Offers information about the expected arrival time for a bus introducing the stop and the line for IVR services format.

 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None
 
Cost: Free
 

Details
 
To request for information, please use the property urn:bus:expected_arrival:ivr, and include parameters in the request call like in the following example:
GET http://icity-gw.icityproject.com:8080/developer/api/observations/last?id=1477&property=urn:bus:expected_arrival:ivr&n=1&filter=4004;25
 
The information included in the filter should be urn:bus:expected_arrival:ivr: {stop};{line};{time}.
 
Find more information about bus lines and stops at http://www.tper.it/tper-open-data.
 
 
Technical name
 
PLTHelloBus3

Properties
Units
  • urn:bus:expected_arrival:ivr
time (hh:mm)
 
Status: INTEGRATED.
 
 

CISIUM Events

Description
 
This infrastructure is related to events that could affect vehicular transportation.  It offers the list of events including accidents and workings that may impact on transportation.
 
 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None
 
Cost: Free
 

Details
 
To request for information, please use the property urn:cisium:event  in the request call.
 
 
Technical name
 
PLTBOL0011

Properties
Units
  • urn:cisium:event
events
Status: INTEGRATED.
 
 

CISIUM Metropolitan Traffic

Description
 
This infrastructure is related to the traffic level of the major streets.  It offers the level of measured traffic on the main metropolitan streets. Data are sampled every 5 minutes.
 
 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None
 
Cost: Free
 

Details
 
To request for information, please use the property urn:cisium:traffic in the request call.
 
 
Technical name
 
PLTBOL0021

Properties
Units
  • urn:cisium:traffic
status traffic
Status: INTEGRATED.
 
 

CISIUM Parking

Description
 
This infrastructure is related to the parking areas of the city.  It offers the list of available parkings and the number of free spots and also additional information like opening hours and telephone number.
 
 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None
 
Cost: Free
 

Details
 
To request for information, please use the following properties: 
 
 SMS_code
 Bicycle_racks
 Bus_lines
 Capacity
 Controlled
 Free_spots
 Homepage
 Monthly_subscriptions
 Opening_hours
 Parking_fees
 Shuttle_bus
 Telephone
 
 
Technical name
 
PLTBOL0007

Properties
Units
  • urn:bicycle_racks
  • urn:bus_lines
  • urn:capacity
  • urn:controlled
  • urn:free_spots
  • urn:monthly_subscriptions
  • urn:opening_hours
  • urn:parking_fees
  • urn:shuttle_bus
  • urn:telephone
status
status
number of spaces
status
number of free spots
subscriptions/month
none (timetable)
status
status
number of telephone
Status: INTEGRATED.

 

CINETECA - Catalogue of DVDs and VHS

Description
 
This infrastructure offers the possibility to query the database of their DVDs and VHSs available for viewing and/or loaning. 
 
 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None
 
Cost: Free
 
 
Details
 
To request for information, please use the property urn:cineteca:films in the request call and include parameters in the request call like in the following example:
GET http://icity-gw.icityproject.com:8080/developer/api/observations/last?property=urn%3Acineteca%3Afilms&n=1&infrastructureid=38&filter=director%3Ddisney

GET http://icity-gw.icityproject.com:8080/developer/api/observations/last?property=urn%3Acineteca%3Afilms&n=1&infrastructureid=38&filter=title%3Dalice

GET http://icity-gw.icityproject.com:8080/developer/api/observations/last?property=urn%3Acineteca%3Afilms&n=1&infrastructureid=38&filter=director%3Dwalt%3Btitle%3Dalice

The information included in the filter should be director / title / director;title.
 
 
Technical name
 
PLTBOL0251

Properties
Units
  • urn:cineteca:films
info
Status: INTEGRATED.
 
 

CINETECA - Events

Description
 
This infrastructure allows you to query Cineteca di Bologna's projections and events programme. 
 
 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None
 
Cost: Free
 
Details
 
To request for information, please use the property urn:cineteca:events  in the request call.
 
Technical name
 
PLTBOL0252

Properties
Units
  • urn:cineteca:event
events
Status: INTEGRATED.

 

Air Quality

Description
 
In the Emilia-Romagna (the italian region where the city of Bologna belongs) there is a network of stations that measure and register the value of some physical properties to monitor the air quality; it is maintained by ARPA (Regional Environmental Protection Agency).

This infrastructure allow developing applications that show the trend of air quality along the time for the available locations.
 
 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None
 
Cost: Free
 

Details
 
This service allow to:
  • Get the list of available measurement stations and where they are located (spatial coordinates LAT/LON)
  • For each station the daily measured values of physical proprieties.

Find more information about this infrastructure at http://www.arpa.emr.it/.
 
 
Technical name
 
PLTBOL0008

Properties
Units
  • urn:air_qualityC6H6
  • urn:air_qualityCO
  • urn:air_qualityNO2
  • urn:air_qualityNOY
  • urn:air_qualityO3
  • urn:air_qualityPM10
  • urn:air_qualityPM25
  • urn:air_qualitySO2
µg/m3
µg/m3
µg/m3
µg/m3
µg/m3
µg/m3
µg/m3
µg/m3
Status: INTEGRATED.

 

Wifi Location & Live Monitoring

Description
 
Iperbole Wireless is the main wireless infrastructure provided by the Municipality of Bologna.This infrastructures, developed under the iCity project, allows both location and live monitoring of the number of accesses throughout the whole Iperbole Wireless Newtork.
It was chosen to allow users to live monitor the“traffic” connected to each access point and to allow third parties to develop related mobile apps or services.
 
 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None
 
Cost: Free
 
Details
 
Real time monitoring of the number of users connected to each access point of the Iperbole Wireless Network. Each placeholder can indicate one or more access points operating with highlighted the number of connected users. The number of cluster access points can be evidenced by the number which may be present in the outer panel. By clicking on the cluster access points it’s possibile to discriminate further. When a placeholder is RED the access point is currently not working. This infrastructure offers information related with APs like:
  • Cofigured data to use in filter API: AP Description List, Area Name List, AP Brand List, AP Place List.
  • Configured AccessPoint list with geographic positon and last client count: AP Registry.
  • Number of users connect to monitored Access Points: User Connected.
  • Number of Access Point online: Online AP
Find more information about Wifi Location & Live Monitoring at http://wifilocation.comune.bologna.it/.
 
Technical name
 
PLTBOLWI0011

Properties
Units
  • bolonia:wifi ap brand
  • bolonia:wifi ap description
  • bolonia:wifi ap online
  • bolonia:wifi ap place
  • bolonia:wifi ap registry
  • bolonia:wifi area
  • bolonia:wifi user
info
info
info
info
info
info
info
Status: INTEGRATED.

Agenda Cultural

Description
 
This infrastructure provides methods to retrieve events data from Agenda Cultural.

Bologna website http://agenda.comune.bologna.it/cultura, calendar of all cultural events organized in Bologna: cinema shows, exhibitions, concerts, theatre shows, etc.
 
 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None
 
Cost: Free
 
Details
 
This infrastructure is public and has two methods:
  • events: list of events in agenda (filters can be used to refine search)
  • filters:list of available filters with related (fixed) values to use in request method.
    Available filters can be of fixed value type (date, promoters, tags, categories) or free values (locations, address, coordinates).
 
Technical name
 
PLTBOLAGN1

Properties
Units
  • urn:bol:agenda_events
  • urn:bol:agenda_filters
 
Status: INTEGRATED.

 

Geocoding

Description
 
This IS can perform search, resolution, validation and coordinates/area/district search of a given street address, beside mapping it into different systems (street, orthophotos, oblique) and app building of the maps.

Those are indeed simple tools, but will be really helpful to enable different services/apps, following the iCity philosophy.
 
 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None
 
Cost: Free
 
Details
 
This infrastructure is public and has two methods:
  • geocoding: for finding and georeferencing addresses.
  • validation:for address validation
To request for information, please use the address filter.
 
Technical name
 
PLTBOLGEO1

Properties
Units
  • urn:bolgeo:geocoding
  • urn:bolgeo:validation
 
Status: INTEGRATED.