Vision & Ambition
Public transport services rely increasingly on information systems to ensure reliable, efficient operation and widely accessible, accurate passenger information. These systems are used for a range of specific purposes: setting schedules and timetables, managing vehicle fleets, issuing tickets and receipts, providing real time information on service running, and so on. Data is the key to a well-functioning public transport system, and large amounts of data are collected by the many providers to enhance their services.
DATA4PT aims to advance how data in Europe is treated and shared, to further improve the mobility services. The main objectives of DATA4PT consist of technical and organisational activities to facilitate the development and
deployment of the European public transport data standards Transmodel, NeTEx and SIRI. These standards will provide Union-wide multimodal travel information services which apply to the TEN-T network, including urban nodes.
These standards will make it easier for public transport providers to deploy services and meet the ever-changing mobility demand and behaviour of travellers.
DATA4PT is coordinated by UITP (International Association of Public Transport) and ITxPT is the Technical Manager. Within the project, they work together with nine different EU-member states.