Disruptive open transport data
http://transportapi.com
Jonathan Raper
CEO, Placr
Placr/TransportAPI
• Placr is an SME founded in 2010 & based at ODI
• TransportAPI is our open transport data service
• Ag...
transportapi.com
• Launched with Traveline and
Network Rail feeds last year
• Scalable cloud-based service
• Web or develo...
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Feeds
Cache
Stop/station
data
Joins
Data
tables
API
App
logic
Updating
Lookups
Content
Displays
Maps
Geolocate
Keys
App...
transportapi gallery
Transport performance
• Transport data can be embedded in web widget
• London Underground performance indicators
• Real tr...
Hyperlocal widget
• Embed transport
info in websites
• 600 sites are live
Historic data
• Recording data streams on
tube, bus and train
• Storing and structuring them
• Making historic data availa...
Travel portal developed with ELGIN
Analysing user requests for
departure information
• Mapping London Countdown live bus
departure requests
• Analysing app u...
Transport social media gathering
Sentiment analysis
• Local Twitter search eg bus+driver for “London”
• Volume of comments to services by hour/day etc
• Ea...
CityMapper
• London’s most popular travel app
• TransportAPI supplying the back
end for rail data
• Accuracy, latency are ...
Ready to integrate
• REST endpoints for timetables, departures
• Performance indicators by mode, location
• Infrastructure...
Contact
http://transportapi.com/
jonathan.raper@placr.co.uk
@Madprof
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Disruptive open transport data

  1. 1. Disruptive open transport data http://transportapi.com Jonathan Raper CEO, Placr
  2. 2. Placr/TransportAPI • Placr is an SME founded in 2010 & based at ODI • TransportAPI is our open transport data service • Aggregates timetables, departures& infrastructure • We record everything that moves, all the time • We create performance indicators eg late train map • We are a transport data service/ solution house • Target markets in travel, media, local government • Supply feeds to operators, web & app developers • Enabling new transport propositions
  3. 3. transportapi.com • Launched with Traveline and Network Rail feeds last year • Scalable cloud-based service • Web or developer output • Sign up/ get access online- 250++ developers signed up • Free use up 1000 hits per day • Charges for hosting, volume & guarantees • http://developer.transportapi.com/
  4. 4. `` Feeds Cache Stop/station data Joins Data tables API App logic Updating Lookups Content Displays Maps Geolocate Keys App Processing Real-time Cloud servers Raw data Raw data TransportAPI architecture
  5. 5. transportapi gallery
  6. 6. Transport performance • Transport data can be embedded in web widget • London Underground performance indicators • Real travel time through London bus network • Train lateness maps across country
  7. 7. Hyperlocal widget • Embed transport info in websites • 600 sites are live
  8. 8. Historic data • Recording data streams on tube, bus and train • Storing and structuring them • Making historic data available through TransportAPI • Producing indicators from the historic data
  9. 9. Travel portal developed with ELGIN
  10. 10. Analysing user requests for departure information • Mapping London Countdown live bus departure requests • Analysing app users requests and subsequent behaviour • Building anonymised user profiles Yellow: weekday Red: weekend
  11. 11. Transport social media gathering
  12. 12. Sentiment analysis • Local Twitter search eg bus+driver for “London” • Volume of comments to services by hour/day etc • Early warning for problems, CRM tool…
  13. 13. CityMapper • London’s most popular travel app • TransportAPI supplying the back end for rail data • Accuracy, latency are paramount • Looking for guarantees & management of liabilities
  14. 14. Ready to integrate • REST endpoints for timetables, departures • Performance indicators by mode, location • Infrastructure downloads • Historic datasets • Federated API with cyclestreets, traintaxi etc • 3Scale API platform with authentication • Scalable delivery • eCommerce solution • Developer community now at work
  15. 15. Contact http://transportapi.com/ jonathan.raper@placr.co.uk @Madprof

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