First’s new live bus site

8 Mar 2016 by Harry Wood

We’ve been working with first group for some time now. Recently they went live with a new “live bus” section on this website, powered by TransportAPI: As “enterprise” customers of TransportAPI we are consulting with them on the formats of transport data we can supply to them, and developing some customisations to our API to...

New website and a new logo

26 Oct 2015 by Harry Wood

Today we’re launching a newly designed website, and a new company logo for TransportAPI! Hopefully the new website sections with features, benefits, showcase, and plans, will also bring a new level of sparkling clarity to the services we’re offering at TransportAPI We’ll also be sprucing up our ‘developer portal’ in the coming months. Thanks to Bison...

FirstGroup and Heathrow – well it’s been a busy few weeks

8 Jun 2015 by Emer Coleman

Today we are very pleased to announce that we have been selected by FirstGroup as its preferred transport data supplier, making sure that customers can access First travel information in as many places as possible. Whether customers want to access via PC, Laptop or Mobile their options for timetables and real time travel, information will be made...

Founder of Taxicode, Jonathan Kettle blogs about collaboration with TransportAPI

7 Jun 2015 by Emer Coleman

I’m delighted to announce that we’ve teamed up with TransportAPI so from today, via your TransportAPI developer account, you can now access Taxicode’s extensive pricing matrix and database to get the price of a taxi from almost any location in the UK. The taxi market is hot right now, we’re seeing a big shift to people...

APIcon

11 Feb 2015 by Harry Wood

We were at APIcon a few weeks back. A conference run by ProgrammableWeb for people developing APIs. Lots of great talks and conversations, and we learned a lot about the latest API design principles and best practices. We’re hoping to apply some of this to TransportAPI. I also presented at the conference, giving a run through of the story of...

TransportBuzz featured on BBC Click

29 Sep 2014 by Emer Coleman

We were very pleased that Transport Buzz was mentioned by BBC Click this week in its feature on intelligent cities of the future. Our data feed was used by Commonplace as part of their work for the Transport Systems Catapult in Milton Keynes. CNET recently said it was “a gold mine of schadenfreude and witticisms” and it certainly gives us some amusing data here in TransportAPI. So check it...

Tree Routes iPhone App

6 May 2014 by Harry Wood

This week is London Tree Week, and as part of this we’ve developed an iPhone/iPad app called “Tree Routes”. Get it on the apple App Store. Find significant and important trees of London using the Capital’s famous tube and Overground map. Each station has a ‘must see’ tree associated with it. Find a Swamp Cyprus near...

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