Traffic Management Finland supports the transport ecosystem by offering the data used and collected in traffic management activities openly for the public.
Act on Transport Services (320/2017) states that a traffic control and management service provider shall open the following up-to-date information in a machine-readable format via an open interface for free use:
- traffic-related meteorological data and weather forecasts;
- information on traffic-related conditions;
- measurement data on traffic amounts;
- information on traffic flow and travelling times;
- information on disturbances and exceptional circumstances;
- information on changing speed limits and other changing traffic rules;
- information on vehicle locations, if available;
- other public information produced through public funding and referred to in the Act on the Openness of Government Activities (621/1999), unless the disclosing authority prohibits its opening as open data.
Furthermore, a traffic control and management service provider shall open the following static information in a machine-readable format for free use via an open interface:
- history information on traffic flow and travelling times;
- history information on traffic and measurement data;
- history information on conditions;
- other statistical data.
Traffic Management Finland is providing this data mainly via Digitraffic-service.