With Rome2Rio, users can discover how to arrive to any place in the world by plane, train, bus, ferry, and automobile. The Rome2Rio Ruby library by Alex Beregszaszi allows to interact with the API features that include point to point search, multi-hop planning, global coverage, and geo-coder technology just like the functionalities that can be seen in the Rome2Rio website. The author created this project for Soundtravel, a website that plans an entire travel itinerary to follow favorite world concerts. More at http://soundtravel.co/
This year’s Mobile World Congress to be held in Barcelona from Feb 22 - 25 will see the agenda expand beyond mobile to incorporate the Internet of Things. An API meetup event on Feb 22 will focus on mobile, APIs and smart cities with speakers from Barcelona City, Built.io, Stripe, and WIP Factory.
An application that shows you if your train will be late, and that in real-time! Even better, imagine that bundled with an API that gives you access to all that data. So happened in Germany with the application Zugmonitor (German for train monitor) and the corresponding Zugmonitor API.
New technology and transportation applications have transformed the way commuters, delivery services, fleet operators, and travelers get places. Driving these applications are Transportation APIs, and developers can find hundreds of them in the ProgrammableWeb directory. Here are some highlights.