This new feature provides a clearer, more scalable solution for operators and cities by utilizing a common digital language. Learn more about how to use Policy Requirements.
MDS & Shared Mobility Research
MDS is a powerful tool for cities to manage the public right of way, but can researchers use MDS data to study mobility issues? Explore the ins and outs of using MDS for research.
MDS & Data Privacy at the OMF
Learn more about the OMF’s work to support and enhance privacy practices, including key resources for cities and companies using MDS.
Use Cases: How & Why Cities Use MDS
Cities use MDS to manage mobility programs because it provides data that is comprehensive, precise, and up-to-date. Learn more about how MDS is used to support equity, sustainability, and other key use cases.
Guidance for Using MDS Under GDPR Released by OMF’s Privacy Committee
The OMF’s Privacy, Security, and Transparency Committee has engaged with legal counsel to create detailed guidance on using MDS in the context of GDPR in the European Union.
Endorsing the Privacy Principles for Mobility Data
The OMF proudly endorses the Privacy Principles for Mobility Data, designed to guide the mobility ecosystem in the responsible use of data and the protection of individual privacy
How to Get Involved in the Open Mobility Foundation
As an open-source organization, the Open Mobility Foundation welcomes various types of participation and contribution. Not sure where to start? This is your guide to getting involved.
An Important Development in Los Angeles for the Mobility Data Specification and Data Privacy
In dismissing a recent complaint with prejudice, the court made clear that there is no legal basis to challenge the use of MDS on privacy grounds. Learn more about this legal development, and the Open Mobility Foundation’s work to support and enhance privacy best practices.
How Cities Can Plan for Privacy
No matter how cities use MDS, there are concrete steps they can take to ensure that citizen privacy and data security are protected.
Introducing the MDS Privacy Guide for Cities
Building on the best practices and policies of cities using MDS, the Privacy Guide for Cities offers a starting point to develop appropriate standards, make policy decisions, and implement new mobility programs with data privacy and security well-protected.