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 …
The rebuild of London Bridge station, as part of the Thameslink Programme, presented us with a great opportunity to try out some new ways of helping people find their way around a busy station.
Ever sat down to start on a piece of work and thought, “Where do I find the information I need to do this?”
Earlier this month, DfT ran its second Hack Club event, where prototype services are built from scratch in double quick time.
Highways England (which replaced the Highways Agency in 2015) is at the beginning of a journey to improve the quality of its data.
Along with Python, the R programming language is one of the most popular open source technologies for data science work.
It’s all too easy to focus on work and domestic priorities and leave things like volunteering to the next guy.
Transport is so much a part of all of our lives, whether you’re travelling to or from work, visiting family and friends, going on holiday or just being out and about.
A hack event is where people with programming and design skills collaborate intensively on software projects.
It’s easy to take for granted journey planners and other data-driven services we use every day, but they’re only as reliable as the data behind them.