We do things differently at the Department for Transport. We give digital, data and technology professionals a platform in government.
One of the great things about working at the Department for Transport (DfT) is that it’s a really outward-facing department. During my 3 years here, I’ve met people from all over the transport sector and this has broadened my horizons …
When people ask what I do, the conversation goes a bit like this… I’m an architect. Wow, you design buildings. No. So, you make those amazing building models. No. Oh. I model digital technologies.
I've been working with DfT Lab on a four week project looking at innovative methods of getting traffic data.
I’m Alan Rider, Delivery Manager for the Department for Transport End User Compute Discovery.
The Crossrail programme is putting data at the heart of managing an enormous engineering project.
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.
A hack event is where people with programming and design skills collaborate intensively on software projects.