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More than 2,000 new developers sign up for TfL’s open data in last six months

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that its open data Application Program Interface (API) has seen more than 2,000 new developers sign up for access to live information in the last six months to 14 April - and so helped millions of Londoners plan their journeys more easily across the Capital. TfL said the data, available free of charge at its Open Data Users page , is part...
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Buses Bill to require bus operators to offer open data for travellers and app developers

Among measures highlighted by the Bus Minister Andrew Jones MP , in the government’s forthcoming Buses Bill is a proposal that all operators will be required to publish open data about local bus services. This should allow app makers to develop products that passengers can use to plan journeys, and as a result, according to the minister, “give people the confidence to leave the...
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Jam Cam and car park data feeds added to Transport for London’s open data portal

Transport for London has announced that video 'jamcams' and live London Underground car park data has been added to its open data API, provided free of charge for developers. The latest data, that provides live information on the number of parking spaces available in London Underground car parks, as well as improved traffic camera information that could help drivers avoid disruption, is...
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UK rail regulator says companies making positive steps to improve passenger information little innovation evident in data use

According to report published last week by the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) the rail industry is making progress to provide better passenger information, but passengers now need to start seeing consistent improvements . ORR’s passenger information assessment comes nine months after all train companies and Network Rail agreed to ensure passengers receive appropriate, accurate and...
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UK developed City Mapper live data transport app promoted prominently on iTunes after recognition in NYC

 City Mapper , a free transport app developed by London-based Azmat Yusuf, has today received a very prominent endorsement as Runner Up in Apple iTunes' '2013 App of the Year' Editor's Choice. Designed to help navigate two of the world's most complicated cities - London and New York - the claimed "ultimate transport app" has as it's mission, to "Make cities easier to use." ...
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TfL announces the winners of its Accessible Apps competition

Further to our feature on Transport for London's competition to create accessibility apps back in March, the winning apps were announced last Tuesday - on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities. A panel judges selected as the best all round app Tube Tracker by Andy Drizen , a multi-modal app that finds the nearest station to the user with directions, the...
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Urban Mobility 3.0: New Urban Mobility Business Models

Frost and Sullivan has assembled powerful players from the mobility world to lead debate on business model issues at its fifth annual Urban Mobility event.   This will take place at the House of Lords and at Siemens “Crystal” building in London’s docklands on 19 th and 20 th June – see http://www.urbanmobility.gilcommunity.com/ .   Transport KTN will be represented...
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More than 2,000 new developers sign up for TfL’s open data in last six months

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that its open data Application Program...

Buses Bill to require bus operators to offer open data for travellers and app developers

Among measures highlighted by the Bus Minister Andrew Jones MP , in the government’s...

Jam Cam and car park data feeds added to Transport for London’s open data portal

Transport for London has announced that video 'jamcams' and live London Underground car park...

UK developed City Mapper live data transport app promoted prominently on iTunes after recognition in NYC

 City Mapper , a free transport app developed by London-based Azmat Yusuf, has today received...

TfL announces the winners of its Accessible Apps competition

Further to our feature on Transport for London's competition to create accessibility apps ...

Urban Mobility 3.0: New Urban Mobility Business Models

Frost and Sullivan has assembled powerful players from the mobility world to lead debate on...