At a time of constrained finances across all sectors of service delivery, getting resource allocation right is of paramount importance. Of equal concern are the costs associated with acquiring the evidence needed to make those informed decisions. Therefore, the ability to understand the characteristics of an area and its population is crucial to decision making. … Read More »
Development of new housing areas and the creation of business space is vital to London’s success. While most of the London Boroughs provide details of the planning applications they receive on their own websites, it can be difficult to get an overview across London or to view the permissions granted in a particular location where … Read More »
BusIT is a website and mobile application developed by Chris Haynes of Lamplight Development to allow you to plan bus journeys around London. On the datastore are links to feeds of TFL Timetable Listings and Bus stop locations and routes.
Citymapper is a transport app for some of the biggest cities in the world including London, New York, Paris and Berlin. It aims to make it as easy as possible for users to navigate cities, displaying useful information such as how much each transport method costs, the weather at a chosen destination and how many … Read More »
An experiment in how open data can be used to understand and improve future cities From Jon Snow discovering the source of London’s Cholera outbreak to Charles Booth’s poverty maps, effective use of data has a history of improving city life. The insights it brings can open up huge opportunities for making them cleaner, healthier … Read More »
The most popular use of London’s Open Data has been the creation of mobile journey planning apps. See TfL’s pages for details Transport for London have helped London to lead the way in open data by releasing large volumes of real-time data and engaging developers to deliver and innovate using open data. Over 5,000 developers … Read More »
The GLA has launched an interactive map of more than 130 start-up friendly office spaces and 200 artist studios to help SMEs find the right type of space. Users can search by factors including price, length of stay and types of business already in the building. Providers of workspaces are encouraged to keep this a … Read More »
Created by Ben Baker this mashup shows the real-time status of all docking points in London, with streetview integration. Data is available from a TFL feed.
Natwest have created a tool that can quickly compare information on average property prices, crime rates, school ratings and more across all the boroughs of London. Click on the criteria, or click on a borough to view all the facts about that specific area. You can select and compare up to 3 boroughs at a … Read More »
Intelligent London is an interactive tool created by London Councils for analysing data on the education and skills of young Londoners. Intelligent London puts the latest data on the education and skills of young people, and presents it in an appealing way. It uses data analysis and visualisation techniques so that those with an interest … Read More »