Check out the newest updates for ATLabs

New API: Notifications

Oct 27, 2016 | Jan von Bargen/Propellerhead

We have a new API! Getting from A to B is a lot more than just planning a journey to your destination, or following a schedule when using public transport. Travel is impacted by all sorts of things: that pothole is finally getting fixed, the stop you always use has... Read more »

Civic Hacking

Oct 17, 2016 | Nick Williamson/Civic Entrepreneur in Northland, New Zealand

Earlier this year I was asked to speak to the IPENZ Transportation Group’s conference and show transport engineers some of the ways in which technology is changing their world. I introduced them to the concept of civic hacking and explained how civic hackers were playing a significant role in the... Read more »

Engaging civic-minded developers

Oct 12, 2016 | Mike Riversdale/Co-founder of Hack Miramar

No-one wants to work for free. Only a handful are willing to take the time, energy and focus they normally reserve for work, family, friends and apply them to ideas that are seemingly unformed, goals that are best described as aspirational or projects that may never see the light of... Read more »

Good times at API Meetup

Oct 5, 2016 | Jan von Bargen/Propellerhead

Good turnout for last night’s Auckland’s API and Microservices meetup, the first time we presented the ATLabs concepts to the outside world (well, around 50 …). We received some good feedback, with ideas already flowing how we can improve transport in Auckland - keep them coming through our gitter chat.... Read more »

AT is not going to change?

Aug 15, 2016 | Jan von Bargen/Propellerhead

We are just getting started - through ATLabs, we envision ideas to emerge from all sides, either under the umbrella of Auckland Transport or as new businesses, to advance the future of Auckland It’s one of those favourite past time activities of Aucklanders: Complaining about the inefficiencies of Auckland Council,... Read more »

Welcome to ATLabs

Aug 11, 2016 | Jan von Bargen/Propellerhead

Auckland Transport is looking after Auckland’s transport network - roads & cycleways, traffic, parking, public transport. Until recently, though, it “did its thing” in a bit of an isolated way. This is where the ATLabs comes in: we’d like to open up the digital side of transport in Auckland. Why... Read more »