Recent News and Posts
I was fortunate enough to attend this year’s Annual Ticketing Innovation Summit in Lisbon, held in the luxurious surroundings of the Pestana Palace hotel. It was a hugely interesting and informative couple of days for me, focused on the transportation sector. There was access to top-flight thought leadership and some of Europe’s largest transportation operators […]
Bristol City Council awarded the contract to develop and maintain the Bristol API to UrbanThings after a successful 12-month demonstrator period.
We’re expanding Bus Checker to cover trains, trams, metro and more 6 years ago, London Bus Checker became London’s first live bus times app. Gone were the days of leaving to catch a bus and praying to the gods of traffic and timetables that you wouldn’t be out in the cold for too long. 3 million […]
Our 4th hackathon co-hosted with Bristol City Council was a success! Read all about some of the great ideas our hackers came up with. First things first, a huge thank you to OVO Energy for hosting us at their beautiful HQ, to Bristol City Council for running proceedings with us and, of course, everyone who […]
Birmingham has been hard at work upgrading its transport network in preparation for HS2, and there are some exciting projects on the horizon. I sat down with Angela Hosford and Chris Lane at Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) to learn about the City’s upcoming Bus Rapid Transit service, Sprint.
Mobile app specialists UrbanThings have recently entered into a partnership with leading ticketing platform Ticketer. The two companies will jointly develop a range of innovative mobile applications. The partnership will involve close collaboration between the two companies, with UrbanThings developing pioneering mobile apps for Ticketer with features ranging from live public transit times to intelligent journey […]