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Announcing the 2024 State of MDS Survey

Take the survey to help us prioritize the development of features, allocate resources, and better understand how we can support adoption of new versions of MDS.

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State of MDS Survey Results

In addition to insights about the use of different versions, Read more

The Power of OpenAPI Definitions and OMF’s Specifications

Recently, the OMF released OpenAPI definitions for both the Mobility Data Specification (MDS) and the Curb Data Specification (CDS). Learn what it means and why it is important for cities, mobility providers, and the community.

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The Vision for the Mobility Data Specification

This is the first in a three-part series about the Read more

Announcing the Open Mobility Foundation’s Curb Management Working Group

Technology and data offer new tools to proactively manage curbs Read more

Announcing the MDS 1.1.0 Release Candidate

The 1.1.0 release adds new top level APIs, privacy options, Read more

Streamlined Procurement for Smarter Curb Management: Insights from OMF’s SMART Collaborative

By embracing shared values and leveraging collaborative tools – from Sourcewell to open-source standards like the Curb Data Specification (CDS) – agencies in OMF’S SMART Collaborative are reshaping curb management and overcoming longstanding challenges in government.

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Congratulating the FY22 SMART Grant Recipients

Thanks to this grant, cities across the United States will Read more

CDS Users: Companies and Cities Using the Curb Data Specification

Already more than two dozen cities and companies are adopting Read more

It’s Official: Curb Data Specification (CDS) Version 1.0

Now an official release, CDS 1.0 is a new digital Read more

Things That Made Us Think This Year

2023 was an exciting year to work at the crossroads of mobility and technology. Here are the thought-provoking articles, books, and media that stood out to us.

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6 Principles that Guide the Open Mobility Foundation

While the work that we do is often technical, it’s Read more

What’s Possible with MDS?

We’ve put together a dynamic database of MDS use cases Read more

Introducing the MDS Privacy Guide for Cities

Building on the best practices and policies of cities using Read more

MDS & Shared Mobility Research

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.

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Announcing Curb Data Specification Version 1.0

Announcing Curb Data Specification Version 1.0

Over the past year, stakeholders from across the transportation ecosystem participated in the development of CDS — a new digital tool that helps cities and companies pilot and scale dynamic curb zones. Today, the Open Mobility Foundation is proud to share the CDS 1.0 release candidate.

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Use Cases: How & Why Cities Use 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.

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A Change at the OMF

A Change at the OMF

A note from the OMF’s Executive Director on his new role as the City of Boston’s Chief of Streets under Mayor Michelle Wu.

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Digital Infrastructure & USDOT SMART Grants

If your agency is considering SMART grant projects around mobility or curb management, check out these resources related to MDS, CDS, and learn more about working with the Open Mobility Foundation.

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