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GPS Positions of Fire Trucks

Posted by ericrodenbeck  | Categorized under Dataset
A live xml feed of the GPS positions of fire engines/trucks around the city, similar to that consumed by http://cabspotting.org. For each minute, display latitude, longitude, and a unique identifier for each vehicle. If a live version is prohibitively expensive, a daily or hourly dump of this dataset would be made available for download & processing. It could have numerous uses, including independent verification of how long it takes to respond to calls, analysis of noise levels, recommendations for new station locations or hospital locations, correlations with crime (see http://sanfrancisco.crimespotting.org), etc.

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