WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines)

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is focused on providing an international technical standard for web content. It has guidelines that are organised under four principles: perceivable, operable, understandable, and robust. The guidelines each have testable success criteria at three levels: A, AA, and AAA.

ABT (Account-Based Ticketing)

Account-Based Ticketing is a ticketless way of allowing people to travel. Users tap or scan a smart card, mobile phone, contactless bank card or other secure token linked to an account to make their journey.

DRT (Demand Responsive Transport)

Demand responsive transport (also known as demand responsive transit) is a form of shared transport for where vehicles alter their routes for each journey based on demand, without using a fixed route or timetabled journeys. These vehicles typically pick up and drop off passengers in locations according to passengers needs and can include taxis, buses or other vehicles.

Backwards compatible

Backward compatible refers to a hardware or software system that can successfully use interfaces and data from earlier versions of the system or with other systems.

MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service)

MaaS is a type of service through a joint digital channel that enables users to plan, book, and pay for multiple types of mobility services. The concept describes a shift away from personally-owned modes of transportation and towards mobility provided as a service.

LTA (Local Transport Authority)

Local transport authorities are partnerships of local authorities in England outside Greater London. There are 38 LTA’s. Decision making for major transport infrastructure spending is devolved to these bodies from the Department for Transport.

BSIP (Bus Service Improvement Plan)

A BSIP will formulate the delivery of outcomes required by the National Bus Strategy and is developed in parallel with the LTA (Local Transport Authority). BSIP content prepared by LTAs in England and submitted to the Department for Transport (DfT) will be expected to represent an outline of positive changes that are planned.

TXC-PTI (TransXChange UK PTI Profile)

Also known as the BODS TransXChange Profile, TXC-PTI is a set of additional guidance to the TransXChange schema. The profile lays out how TransXChange must be produced for use in the BODS.

https://pti.org.uk/bus_open_data

FTZ (Future Transport Zone)

The Future Transport Zone (FTZ) programme trials innovative new solutions, powered by digital technologies, to make public transport better and more connected within communities. The Department for Transport select regions to become Future Transport Zones and provide funding to deliver a programme of investment in the region.

CPT (Confederation of Passenger Transport)

The voice of the bus and coach sector, CPT brings together over 1,000 bus and coach operators across the UK, plus a wide range of suppliers to the bus and coach industries, including vehicle manufacturers, software providers and law firms.