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Digital Transport Exchange and thoughts on openness

17 Jul 2017 by Jonathan Raper

At the Digital Transport Exchange conference last week our own Jonathan Raper lead a session in which he asked us to collaboratively develop predictions for digital transport infrastructure, framing it as comparable to the building of the railways, and the various phases of development that went through. The railways went through a period of having...

We’re at Digital Transport Exchange

4 Jul 2017 by Jonathan Raper

We’re at Digital Transport Exchange conference and exhibition in Oxford this week. Described as bringing together a “rapidly developing yet still disparate sector. From client data champions to cutting-edge data developers” it’s a great show for us. Maybe we’ll see you there on our stand D1! There’s still time to register if you are interested...

TransportAPI at the London Marathon

24 Apr 2017 by Jonathan Raper

Photo CC-BY robertsharp59 on flickr Yesterday’s London marathon saw a record breaking 39,487 people complete the 26 mile run. With crowds of friends and relatives cheering them on along the route, how does this effect London’s transport network? tube-radar.com (powered by TransportAPI’s tube performance data) on Sunday showed the underground network running normally (green), but...

Smarter Travel TransportHack

23 Mar 2016 by Jonathan Raper

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...

APIcon

11 Feb 2015 by Jonathan Raper

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...

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