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Introduction

More people in Plymouth travel by bus than on average, putting Plymouth in the top 20 per cent of local authorities for bus travel.

Plymouth Rail Station is the busiest station in the South West and acts as the primary gateway to the wider region for long distance rail travel.

Plymouth also has 666 miles of footway along roads, with most of the city’s off-road routes available to both pedestrians and cyclists.

Wider connectivity remains a concern for the city and the wider South West both in respect of road and rail. Plymouth is located 230 miles from London with the average train journey time of three hours 15 minutes and a route that is subject to low levels of reliability and resilience. Also, despite being home to Europe’s largest naval base and an international ferry terminal, Plymouth is 40 miles from the nearest motorway.

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News

The Data Place... What’s happened since launching

Published 8 March 2019
The Data Place was developed out of the first DATA Play event. Find out how the project came about and how it’s being used…

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DATA Play up for national planning awards

Published 15 February 2019
DATA Play has helped Plymouth City Council reach the final of the Royal Town Planning Institute Awards for Excellence…

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DATA Play 9 has arrived... playing with library data

Published 26 October 2018
DATA Play 9 was a great success with discussions around open data in libraries and reflection on past challenges…

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DATA Play 9 - Libraries and city challenges

Published 4 September 2018
Join us on 26 October for DATA Play 9 to explore how data and technology can help libraries and city challenges…

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Submissions for DATA Play 8 now closed

Published 27 November 2018
DATA Play 8 submissions are now closed. Thanks to everyone who submitted their proposals…

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Meet Emoti-OS the 'emotive' chatbot

Published 20 November 2018
Find out more about Emoti-OS developed out of DATA Play 6 to give students a voice and a way to express how they feel…

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Submit your DATA Play 8 proposal or idea

Published 18 November 2017
Send your DATA Play 8 proposals before the 23 November to be within a chance of winning a budget to take it forward…

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DATA Play 8… the fun continues

Published 18 November 2017
The fun continues at the STEM Hub at City College for day 2 of DATA Play 8 including a talk from Iridescent Ideas…

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DATA Play 8 is here... join in the fun

Published 17 November 2017
DATA Play 8 kicked off to a great start with some really interesting discussions around housing and social enterprise…

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DATA Play 8 - Housing and social enterprise

Published 11 September 2017
Join us on 17 and 18 October for DATA Play 8 to explore how data and technology can help housing and social enterprise…

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