Today the Department for Transport has published its mobility as a service code of practice for for app developers and companies aims to ensure they offer more streamlined and joined up journeys for travellers and commuters while ensuring the technology is accessible to all.
Announced in the Bus Back Better strategy, the Bus Centre of Excellence (BCoE) was launched in April.
The BCoE website is now live https://www.buscentreofexcellence.org.uk/
This platform is a one-stop shop for the latest resources, events, and training for all who work in the bus sector. The BCoE website will host the a wide range of resources, including from RTIG, to boost your and others capability in the sector, including industry reports, case studies, technical notes and policy updates.
The Government this morning published its Transport Data Strategy, setting out plans to improve how people find, use and get value from transport data to support greater innovation in the sector and deliver better services.
The Bus services around the Christmas and New Year period will often operate differently to normal weeks.
The data for use in services such as the Department for Transport Bus Open Data Service , Traveline, journey planners, real time systems and mobile phone apps all need to be updated to reflect the changed operation.
This advice deals with how to prepare data for the BODS and other systems to ensure that it is correct for the Christmas and New Year 2022-23 holiday period.
In August 2022 we will be holding workshops that will explore some items currently on the development road map and seek to identify what new features and functions local authorities would like to see in ABODS.
There will one focused on Authority requirements on 22nd August 14:00 - 16:00
The Bus Open Data Service (BODS) has been successful in attracting a wide range of data consumers to explore the timetable data available. Following conversations with some of these data consumers it was identified that there needed to be some additional advice and support on how to understand different versions of timetables that have been provided to BODS.
Today we have published advice on how to prepare data for the BODS and other service to ensure that it is correct for the Platinum Jubilee long weekend 2nd to 5th June 2022.
The Bus services around bank holidays will often operate differently to normal weeks. The data for use in services such as the Department for Transport Bus Open Data Service (BODS), Traveline, journey planners, real time systems and mobile phone apps all need to be updated to reflect the changed operation.