SEFTON TRAVEL APP
Working with the Sefton Travel Team, we engaged schools and colleges in a project to design a smartphone/tablet app to enable easier access to sustainable and public transport information.
Aimed primarily at Key Stages 4/5 students, the completed app provides a comprehensive tool to support school/college leavers planning their routes to further education, work and other opportunities.
Working alongside Apposing, an award winning app designer, the students followed the process through from conception to completion. During the project students attended workshops and developed a wide range of transferable skills applicable to the job market - team working, problem solving, project management, planning, evaluating, presenting etc. as well as picking up relevant, current ICT skills in the design of their app.
Funded though the Department for Transport’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF), the completed app also included a mile counter, a step counter, carbon emissions monitor, updates on traffic and weather and a custom playlist generator.