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National Operator Codes – Why We’re Migrating

22 Nov 2019 by Emer Coleman

TransportAPI’s Director of Delivery Dr David Mountain on our move to NOC Bus operator codes should be simple: each different operator should have their own distinct identifying code, and everyone should use that code, right? If only it was that simple. At the top level, we have the group franchises: First Group; National Express; Stagecoach,...

Dev Ops Engineering Role TransportAPI

22 Feb 2019 by Emer Coleman

TransportAPI is the digital platform for transport. Our Enterprise services power the API backend providing core data supply for the mobile apps and websites for two of the top five transport operators in Britain, First Group and National Express, as well as Heathrow Airport. We work on joint projects with transport authorities such as Transport...

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...

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...