powering intelligent mobility
We build award-winning transit apps - and cutting-edge API platforms that power them.
We specialise in building award-winning mobile transit apps across all major platforms. Find out how we can help you bring yours to market.
The urbanthings API is a robust, REST-based API that powers millions of commuter journeys each month1. Bristol City Council have used it to publish a wealth of transport data - it could power your applications too.
Our systems process Terabytes of transit data every month. Whatever the format - GTFS, TransXChange, CIF, plain XML, JSON, CSV – we can provide cost-effective conversion or analysis of your transit data.
Beautiful mobile apps empowering travellers worldwide.
Successful products like UK Bus Checker offer realtime transit data, GPS-backed mapping and integrated journey planning, backed by proven expertise in UI/UX design.
We offer white-label versions of our apps; themed to reflect your brand and product, offering affordable apps that are truly first class.See example
A scalable Smart City Platform to meet your needs
The UrbanThings API delivers smart city data to more than a million devices each month, including our popular Bus Checker apps.
We provide a white-label solution that allows you to open up your data to developers on a free or revenue-share basis via an automated portal and fully configurable endpoints. See a working example of how Bristol Council have integrated with our solution to allow developers access to their transport and smart city data.
A fast, robust REST-based API that provides static transit data, RTI, place/POI lookup and resource availability. Built on reliable scaling infrastructure to cope with peak demand.
Integrate your city or organisation with our API and make your data work harder.Find out more
We've been really busy
The next Bristol API Hackathon date will be Saturday 8th October and UrbanThings are excited to be visiting Just Eat’s Bristol HQ with Connecting Bristol. October’s event is going to be focused on ideas for innovative solutions for getting around Bristol while saving money – hopefully a useful one for cash-conscious students! Our development and platform […]Continue Reading
G’day! UrbanThings are proud to announce that our hit transport app TripChecker is now live in Sydney. To celebrate the launch, we are giving Sydneysiders the chance to win an entire year’s worth of free travel around the Harbour City! One lucky winner will get their entire year’s Opal card bill paid for by the […]Continue Reading
Back in January, the UrbanThings team travelled to Bristol to help run the first Bristol API Hackathon with Connecting Bristol. The day’s brief was to produce an innovative solution to a transport-related problem, and after careful consideration, the day’s worthy winners were Blue Sparrow Apps. After celebrating their win, Blue Sparrow continued to develop their […]Continue Reading
On Wednesday evening we celebrated the release of our latest app TripChecker with a perfectly sized launch party at Hex Cycling. It was a great opportunity to reward the team’s hard work with a few beers and the odd glass of wine (or two or three). We also invited a number of our business friends […]Continue Reading