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TransportAPI evolves the free offer

16 Aug 2021 by Jonathan Raper

TransportAPI replaces its permanent but limited free service with a free trial with more access and more data

TransportAPI is becoming a Managed Service provider in Transport

24 Sep 2020 by Jonathan Raper

We are a band of self-confessed geeks here at TransportAPI, and we like to concentrate on delivery at scale and with high data quality. We have been delivering billions of data responses per year to large organisations such as First Group, National Express and Transport for the North (amongst others) since 2012 and we now...

Transport for the North Open Beta release of SIRI-SX disruption messaging by TransportAPI

5 May 2020 by Jonathan Raper

At a time of huge change in public transport due to CoronaVirus it is especially important to have the most up-to-date information on your journey. However, until now non-rail disruption information has been published separately by each operator and/or local authority and there was no one place to go for updates on the services you...

TransportAPI- keeping millions of transport users happy every day

22 Oct 2019 by Jonathan Raper

Navigating today’s transport system requires the most accurate and up-to-date information available. TransportAPI are trusted by some of the largest transport operators, hubs and authorities in the UK to deliver this information to millions of UK travellers using apps, screens and alerts. Delivering billions of transactions per year to these travellers has required a 100-person...

TransportAPI selected to build Transport for the North’s Open Data Hub

12 Jun 2019 by Jonathan Raper

We are delighted to announce that TransportAPI has been selected to deliver the Transport for the North (TfN) Open Data Hub (ODH) working with Trapeze Group. This is part of Phase Two of the £150 million, Department for Transport funded, Integrated and Smart Travel (IST) programme for TfN. The ODH will be TfN’s key data...

TransportAPI Showcase

8 Jun 2019 by Jonathan Raper

TransportAPI was founded as an open data company, and spent 18 months of its early life based at the Open Data Institute. We are proud therefore to continue giving free access to open transport data in a number of different ways. As we have done since 2012, we continue to offer you free transport data...


5 Dec 2017 by Jonathan Raper

We’ve recently been converting our bus and train timetable data to GTFS. The General Transit Feed Specification is a simple data format for representing transport timetables as CSV files. Put forward originally by Google, it is now a widely adopted standard, particularly in the US, but increasingly in Europe and here in the UK. We...

TransportAPI is looking for a developer

24 Oct 2017 by Jonathan Raper

TransportAPI is now powering the apps/ websites for First Group and National Express West Midlands, who together serve 25% of the country’s bus and rail market. Delivering this volume of traffic (over 1Bn API hits per year) and solving the integration challenges for the next generation of services is keeping the TransportAPI team very busy....