ANTT provides open data on passenger transport.

By ASCOM - Posted on 05/11/2019 11:53 AM. Last modified on 11/05/2019 11:54 AM.

The National Land Transportation Agency (ANTT) has published the first open data on passenger transport, in relation to the process of registering and analyzing applications of companies, vehicles and drivers. The information is available on the ANTT open data portal.

"These are useful data for users, carriers and citizens, who will now be able to access information faster, more directly, reliably and updated daily," explains the Passenger Transportation and Charter Management Enabling Manager at ANTT. Helio Sousa

About the drivers, the data is provided with the corporate name and part of the CNPJ of the companies in which they are qualified, part of their name and the validity of their registration. In this case, some of the information protected by law, such as your social security number, is retained.

For vehicles, the data of the companies (and / or consortiums) in which they are qualified are shown, what types of services (semi-urban, regular roads and charter) are enabled and, in addition, the expiration dates of the civil liability insurance . - SRC and Vehicle Safety Certificate - CSV, when applicable. It is important to keep in mind that any passenger can reliably monitor whether the vehicle in which he is traveling has an effective ANTT license and if he has a Civil Liability Insurance, in addition to complying with the minimum security conditions (CSV).

In relation to the company's data, the zocial index, the CNPJ, the Authorization Term Number - TAR (in the case of regular road service companies) and the Charter Authorization Term - TAF (for those They provide the chartered service). In both cases, TAR and TAF, the effective dates are shown, which allows greater control by users who use these services.

These data are extracted from the SisHAB - Passenger Transport Enabling System, recently winner of the 23rd ENAP Innovation Contest, in the category of Organizational Processes of the Federal Executive Power,   to provide more agility to the qualification processes of the transport companies of passengers.


Background: The Open Data Policy of the Federal Executive Power, established by Decree No. 8,777 of May 11, 2016,  aims to improve the culture of public transparency by establishing rules for the publication, in open format, of the data produced or accumulated. by agencies and entities of federal direct, municipal and foundational public administration. Therefore, like other public transparency initiatives, access to information is established as a citizen's right.

The Open Data Plan (PDA) is the instrument to plan and coordinate the actions of data availability, in open format, valid for two years from its publication. Therefore, it is the guiding document for the implementation and promotion of data opening actions, complying with quality requirements and with the aim of facilitating the understanding and reuse of information.

The ANTT PDA was published on 5/15/2019, through Deliberation DG No. 517.  ANTT created the ANTT Open Data Portal,  which provides the foundations provided in the PDA, a planning and coordination tool for implementation and promotion of access Effective information for citizens. During the next biennium (2019-2021), society will continue and will be able to explore the bases in an editable format.

What are open data: the information that will be available and open must have the following characteristics:

• Not confidential

• Primary: published in its original format and in as much detail as possible.

• Current: available in a timely manner.

• Accessible: available to the widest possible audience.

• Processable machine: reasonably structured to allow automated processing.

• Non-discriminatory access: available to all without identification or registration.

• Non-patented formats: available in a format over which no entity has exclusive control.

• Without a license: it is not subject to copyright, trademark, patent or trade secret regulation. Reasonable restrictions on privacy, security and access control may be allowed according to the law and regulations.

The first open data available were from the railway sector x and the Ombudsman  of ANTT.