Transport things on the internet of things

17 Oct 2016 by Harry Wood

Thingful “A Search Engine for the Internet of Things”, has recently been working with us to index some of our transport data within their platform. While the internet used to exist mainly on our computer screens, it is increasingly existing on connected devices. Not just smartphones, but also lamp-posts, kettles, rubbish bins and lots of...

Wimbledon themed TransportAPI examples at IBM’s datapalooza

28 Jul 2016 by Harry Wood

IBM held a “datapalooza” event at skills matter last month. This was during the wimbledon tournament (before Andy Murray had taken the title!) and the event was a mashup of various data related things in and around the IBM ecosystem, with a wimbledon spin on it! I was invited to show TransportAPI and so talked...

Matching house prices to your journey home

17 Jun 2016 by Andrea Cox

  We love to see innovative applications of TransportAPI data and this recent dynamic ad campaign from Santander and Liveposter, a digital advertiser, impressed us. Our partner, Liveposter, blended realtime TransportAPI journey time data with Santander average house price data on Transvision screens across a number of London rail stations. Here’s the cool bit; specific...

New Vauxhall offices

10 May 2016 by Harry Wood

This week we’re getting set up in new offices. A light, bright, new office a few minutes walk from Vauxhall station in Southwest London. Yes, we need more desks still. But we’re enjoying our sofa area! We’re also enjoying having our own space. It’s the first time we’ve ever had it! Over the years we’ve...

Smarter Travel TransportHack

23 Mar 2016 by Harry Wood

We recently took part in the “Smarter Travel hack weekend”, an event in the run up to the Smarter Travel Live conference (more on that later). As well as helping out all the other teams with making use of TransportAPI, I had the pleasure of working with Dan Cunnington of IBM, to form a small...

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...

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