NaPTAN is a shy dataset. If you’ve ever used a mobile journey planning app, you’ve probably used NaPTAN, most likely without knowing! NaPTAN, the acronym for National Public Transport Access Nodes, is a national database that contains a unique entry …
As the Department for Transport’s Digital Service, we are seeking to bring about real transformation both internally but also externally by digitally transforming public transport services for passengers.
We do things differently at the Department for Transport. We give digital, data and technology professionals a platform in government.
Why restrict ourselves to better versions of today? Luke Radford describes how discovery could consider better outcomes for the future.
Jo Moorshead, DfT's Head of Knowledge & Information, reveals some of the stories and insights shared at our IWD event last month
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, we asked 6 colleagues in digital, data and technology roles to tell us about their work.
Find out how the cloud has helped our rail analysts reduce query times from hours to seconds
Find out about DfT's new data team - what they do and how you could get involved
Earlier this month, we ran the first ever DfT Group Digital, Data & Technology (DDaT) Profession Conference. Not only that, but it was an ‘unconference’.
In my previous Blog, Applying data science to policy, I talked about our first attempt at developing a data science software application to automate some painful parts of the policy consultation process. I alluded to challenges we faced and the …