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I am going to develop a journey planner (like Google transit), i was just wondering that if there any opensource API available that can help me, or i have to do every thing on my own. And where can i find some help to get started. kindly help me out . Thanks.

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Open Trip Planner (Developer Section)

OTP Deployer — The easiest way to get started with OTP is by using OTP Deployer, an web-based utility provided by OpenPlans Transportation. Deployer allows users to simply provide their transit data in the standard GTFS formay, and the rest of the process — from gathering street network data to building the graph object to launching a live OTP web applcation — will be automated om Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) platform. OTP Deployer can be used to simply build graphs remotely (free of charge) or launch and host a full OTP deployment (one-week “preview” hosting is free; long-term paid hosting can also be arranged)


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Thanks mapperz for your answer. I started exploring OTP. i also check there web API (REST) but i have a little confusion that does i have to build OTP on my PC (as explained on github) or i can just use there web API and can access there webserver (as google transit does). –  K G Dec 6 '12 at 17:55
maps5.trimet.org is setup for Portland maps5.trimet.org/opentripplanner-api-webapp/ws/… –  Mapperz Dec 6 '12 at 18:14
I have started setting up opentripplanner as explained in 2 minutes tutorial github.com/openplans/OpenTripPlanner/wiki/TwoMinutes but i didn't not get that how i have to set the web app, yet i have downloaded the opt and Graph.obj and placed them in c:\opt, kindly help me setting it up. thanks –  K G Dec 7 '12 at 17:02

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