Find out about DfT's new data team - what they do and how you could get involved
Transport is a key part of most people’s day and so it inevitably ends up in the news. Much of this news appears in local papers, which make up the majority of the 700+ news outlets in the UK.
Around 95% of UK imports and exports are transported by sea. The companies and ports that handle this freight must submit data about their activity to the Department for Transport.
The Crossrail programme is putting data at the heart of managing an enormous engineering project.
A hackathon is an event where problems and challenges are solved innovatively, using data and technology.
We recently blogged about the start of our project to see if we could create an index for our data to make it easier to find and use.
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?”
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.