Tuesday, August 30, 2016

London Buses to Display Real-time Traffic Updates

TfL bus in London. Image credit: Flickr

Often, buses and cars are seen as two separate modes of transportation, seemingly at odds with each other. Transport for London (TfL), the transit operator of the Tube, London Buses, and other transit in London, is planning to change that. TfL is piloting a technology which will install digital information boards on the rear of the buses. The digital information boards will display real-time traffic conditions, which the agency hopes will help improve journey reliability on London roads. Additionally, the data is publicly available through TfL's API website.

For more information about this pilot project, read the article on the TfL blog.

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