What do the Open Transport standards NOT specify?

We have been asked a number of questions about the Open Standards for transport and mobility account interoperability we have specified and launched recently. There are a number of standards in existence that provide interoperable transport functionality. Therefore we though it would be useful to explain what we have NOT created and where this information […]

Open Transport now part of European MaaS Landscape

Open Transport is proud to have been recognised as part of The European Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) Landscape by Aster Capital (https://www.aster.com/) Listed as a “Enabler”, Open Transport is mentioned as part of the “Flow Analytics” area, due to the Open Standard for transport account interoperability facilitating the flow of data between different mobility accounts. Thus enabling […]

An introduction to the Open Transport Initiative (Webinar)

Earlier this week Open Transport initiative’s Chair, Hayden Sutherland, was invited to participate in a Webinar with Marie Walker, Founder & Head of Content, Open Banking World Congress.https://info.finance-edge.com/blog/an-introduction-to-the-open-transport-initiative-webinar In this webinar he talks about the work we have done so far and our plans for adoptions of the Open Standards across the transport and mobility […]

Open Transport presenting at Transport Ticketing Global 2020

To help promote our work and raise awareness of our recent Open Standards for transport account interoperability‚Ķ Open Transport is presenting at Transport Ticketing Global 2020. The session is called: “Open Transport: The future of Integrated Transport Customer Accounts” And the outline is:The Open Transport initiative has created and published Open Standards for transport account […]

Revised logos for Open Transport

As the Open Transport initiative is getting more press coverage and attention, we have been asked to provide logos and brand assets to other sites & publications. Therefore we have decided to get the ones we already had updated in more detail and with consistent colours. We therefore ask anyone using our logo (e.g. on […]

Recent Open Transport press coverage

Since the launch of version 1 of the Open Transport API specifications on Monday 3rd January 2020, there has been a lot of interest in our work. Here’s a couple of news sites where we have been mentioned: Intelligent TransportOpen Transport Initiative launches open standard for transport interoperability Railway Gazette / Metro ReportOpen standards launched […]

Open Transport v1 APIs now on ProgrammableWeb

We are glad to announce that our two Open Transport API specifications have been submitted and accepted by ProgrammableWeb, the Web’s defacto journal of the API economy. https://www.programmableweb.com/api/open-transport-initiative-uk-rest-api-v10 On our listing page we have explained that the Open Transport initiative provides two different Open Standard API specifications for free usage since v1.0: 1. Customer-account A […]

Open Standard launch Press Release : 3 Jan 2020

Today is an important date for the Open Transport initiative, with the official launch of Version 1 of the Open Transport Application Programming Interface (API) specifications and their conversion to an Open Standard. Our full Press Release can be viewed online here:https://www.prfire.com/submission/open-transport-now-open-for-business/ If you would like to know more: contact@opentransport.co.uk