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Innovating in Transport Data in a time of COVID-19

6 Jul 2020 by Emer Coleman

TransportAPI has worked closely with First Group for a number of years as its Managed Service provider of choice for transport data. We are continuously iterating our software and had rolled out our new Buses on a Map functionality before the onset of COVID-19. This feature was widely welcomed by First Group App users. And then,...

TransportAPI and COVID-19

20 Mar 2020 by David Mountain

Like so many other organisations around the World, we at TransportAPI have had our workloads radically reprioritised as a result of COVID-19. We’ve temporarily paused many of the long-term projects we have been working on, and instead focussed on how we can provide the most accurate schedule and real time transport information we can, at...

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...

TransportAPI to provide data platform for new National Express WM services

30 Aug 2017 by Jonathan Raper

We are excited to announce that National Express West Midlands (NXWM) has appointed TransportAPI to provide our Enterprise service to power new NXWM digital services being launched this autumn. TransportAPI will be working with NXWM partners including McCann Birmingham to integrate a range of data feeds to enhance digital services over the next two years....

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...