As buses become busier the need the confidence you can get on a bus means some passengers may want to book a seat, and a bus operators needs to understand the demand for journeys to know where to direct resources.
Could being able to book a journey or seat on a bus be one way of solving this double problem.
We are used to being able to book a seat when we make a long distance train or coach journey but not when we make a short bus journey.
What are the options and potential opportunities for the bus industry ?
Working group to develop a new best practice guide on how to measure accuracy and quality of real time predictions.
We are starting a series of webinars at the end of August on data standards.
Data standards are becoming a hot topic in the UK with the introduction of the Bus Open Data System. For the first time in a while some are having to remember what public transport data is all about whilst others are having to find out about them for the first time.
These sessions will run every couple of weeks and cover a different standard each time, the first will provide some background on Transmodel and UK applications.
Public Transport Information Coordination Group, helping understand data standards and their application in the UK.
This is the next meeting of the PTIC group.
The papers and notes of previous meetings will be available here: