Video: Introducing the new TfL website

The posts on this blog have kept you up to date on the design and development of our new website and given you a look behind the scenes as the build has progressed.

With the new site just about to launch, this short video summarises the key features and improvements we’ve made and what you can expect from the new site.

 

Why a new website but no app? Part 1

A question we’ve been asked many times when gathering feedback on our new website is when we’ll develop smartphone apps for travel tools such as Journey Planner, maps, bus and Tube arrivals and service status.

What many people don’t realise is that, while we don’t provide a smartphone app ourselves, we provide all the data that powers the 200 or so apps which are already available.

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Our ‘open data’ approach means that our data is already used to power around 200 apps

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Journey Planner Update

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I’m Gerard, and I work on the data side of the new Journey Planner, contributing to its technical specification.

Complementing the award-winning user experience work being done on the new website, we are hard at work ensuring that the dataset which powers Journey Planner is constantly being improved to meet the ever-growing demands of website users and open data subscribers.

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