Canadian Travellers: Advisories & Border Wait Time
by: 3lywa Solutions • 11
Canadian Travellers app created as part of CODE2014 Hackathon. The app aims at informing the Canadian public of issues affecting the security and well-being of Canadians abroad, health notices outlining potential risks to travellers, and providing estimated border wait times when crossing the Canada/U.S land border.
The Canadian Travellers app displays data in real-time in both official languages, it allows data to be easily shared, and uses visual cues and colors to highlight the following:
The latest travel advice and advisories on issues affecting the security and well-being of Canadians abroad.
Country specific information such as security, local laws and culture, entry and exit requirements and health.
Travel Health Notices
The latest travel health notices outlining the potential risks to Canadian travellers and to the Canadian public.
Border Wait Times
Estimated border wait times (delays) for reaching the primary inspection booth, the first point of contact with CBSA when crossing the Canada/U.S land border.
Relies on visual cues and colors to emphasize importance and meaning of presented data
Allows data to be easily refreshed by performing "Pull to refresh" action on any screen
Enables convenient method of sharing presented data to other Canadians
OPEN DATA INFORMATION
We utilized the following two datasets:
Health and Safety / Country Travel Advice and Advisories & Travel Health Notices
CBSA / Information and Communications / Border Wait Times