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Conveyance of people or goods from one place to another, especially on a local public transportation system.

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Decoding an unconventional coordinate system

I've been trying to collect bus location data. However, the GPS coordinates the website gives me are very strange. For example, 'Lat': 3582409.5140834446, 'Long': -10725363.693190178, ... ...
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Incorporating bridges into DEM for route profiles

I'm using ArcGIS Pro. I'm making transit route elevation profiles to see how the topography changes over the course of certain bus routes. The data I'm working with: DEM of the study area GTFS tables ...
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Getting "all" itineraries for a specific timeframe out of OpenTripPlanner in a single request

Following the tutorial I set up an OpenTripPlanner 2.0.0 server with the Portland area for routing requests. Now I would like to compile a collection of many possible itineraries. By default I get ...
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Error when running BetterBusBuffers "Count Trips on Lines" tool in ArcGIS Pro

After running the "Count Trips on Lines" tool of the BetterBusBuffers toolbox, I encounter the following error after running step 2, "count trips on lines:" "There is no ...
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Shortest path for a series of points

I have a points layer with bus stop locations and a line layer which represents the road network. I want to find the shortest path for each bus route based on the sequence of bus stops and save the ...
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Create frequency map from GTFS data

I am using QGIS to create a frequency map (how frequently does a bus/train run on a route~ every 15mins, 20, 30, 45 or 1 hr) of Greater Cleveland's RTA, from a GTFS fileset (latest version from ...
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Seeking Transit Feed (GTFS) Toolset for QGIS?

I can see that ArcGIS has a transit feed toolset that enables converting the .txt files from GTFS data directly into usable feature classes for GIS. I am trying to develop catchment areas in the ...
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Get Isochrones for Public Transport in QGIS

I'm using QGIS and trying to get public transportation isochrones in Montreal for 20, 40, and 60 minutes. I was able to use the ORS plugin to do the same for cars, walking and cycling in the area. I ...
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Opensource bus route planner

Since I have little coding skills, I'm looking for an open source bus route planner that consumes GTFS data (That I have to create myself), All I could find was OpenRouteService, and although it has ...
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Equal Time Maps for Transit Network (Isochrones) on QGIS

I am on a committee looking to redesign transit service in Sacramento and need to be able to make equal-time maps or "isochrones," like the attached. A prominent difference between transit isochrones ...
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My Loop Route in Google Transit is showing a 1 hour wait. Any help with my GTFS?

I have a Loop Route that's showing a 1-hour wait time at the last/first stop. Google Query example This is the last/first stop of my loop. BLU,06:30:00,06:30:00,PRICE_ST,1,To Crescent Harbor ... ...
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How to fix a gap in a Google Transit trip that spans the beginning/end of a loop?

In my GTFS data, I have bus routes that are on a loop and that is specified in my frequencies.txt. However, I noticed when querying trips on Google that if the trip crosses over the starting/end point ...
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Extracting Transit Layer polylines (e.g. subway lines) and using them in Google My Maps?

I am trying to create a Google My Map of Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines. So far, I've been painstakingly drawing the subway lines manually, only using a mouse. Here's what I've got so far (WIP, of ...
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Using Google Transit Layer on Google My Maps

I've played with this a fair amount and have determined there isn't a simple way to render Google Transit Layer onto a map I've created through Google My Maps. These are the solutions I've come up ...
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How do I properly model a transit map loop in QGIS?

I am currently trying to model the transit network of my city in QGIS, and I have come across a problem: I cannot model the following loop right: I have given both lines an offset to make them appear ...
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Get route geometry from google maps

Is there any way to get the geometry line from google maps where you ask for a route? I would want to get the blue line in this image, in order to get some of them programatically. I know that I can ...
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Public shp file showing Berlin subway entrances?

I was inspired by someone else's work to try finding the Berlin property farthest from a subway station. In order to do that, I will need two things: First, I need a shapefile of all the building ...
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Using Google Maps API to selectively highlight railway routes one at a time?

I am trying to understand the TransitLayer in Google Maps' Javascript API. Utilizing Google's example code, I managed to display a geographically-accurate map of Tokyo Metro, Toei Subway and Yokohama ...
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Open Trip Planner - Error no graph registered with routerID

I am new to using OTP. I followed the basic tutorials instructions to start OTP, with own data, as well as with the data indicated within the tutorial. I get it to run the grizzly server, but opening ...
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Offset Overlapping Routes w/out Schematics

I'm currently working on showing route frequency and productivity for a transit system. The data is by route and I'd like to have the routes offset to better visualize the data. I've researched this ...
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Does pgrouting support multi-modal routing?

Is it true that pgRouting cannot model multi-modal (including public transport) routing as it does not support multi-modal routing?
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QGIS "buffer" considering grades

I have to develop an article entitled as "GIS IN ASSESSMENT OF BUS TRANSIT SYSTEM ACCESSIBILITY CONSIDERING GRADES". I'm still at an early stage of development of the research project, but I have ...
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How to calculate multiple travel times using gmapsdistance?

I am trying to use gmapsdistance on R to calculate multiple transit times from Google Maps. I have a Google API key and can generate transit travel times for one origin and one destination with the ...
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How detailed should I make the shapes.txt for a General Transit Feed?

I am working on creating a transit feed with General Transit Feed Specifications in mind. I'm torn into how detailed the routes should be for the shapes.txt. Do I map just when the bus is on the main ...
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Can a trip exist without routes

I have be finding a clear differences between trip and route terminologies. I am also developing a transit system using goole transit. This thread answers has a very clear explanation. But one ...
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Merging multiple bus stops with same name using QGIS?

My question is similar to Merging points (bus stops) in QGIS manually or programmatically?, but it's not answered sufficiently I have OSM-transit data with bus stops. Some stops have two or more bays ...
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How can I map transit access without crashing Network Analyst?

I want to make a nuanced heat map of transit access, but my computer cannot handle the processing. I'm using a GTFS table with a each trip in a city's bus system. Each trip has a unique trip_id. I've ...
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Trying to Offset Overlapping Transit Lines/Routes - Is There a Way?

I am trying to create a bus route map in Los Angeles. I realize that it is shooting for the moon (perhaps it is impossible to do well) since there are so many overlapping routes, but I think I've gone ...
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How to generate routes that follow underlying road network?

I have a set of points (~2300 bus stops) and I have a network of roads that these bus stops lie on. When I have a bus route that goes from A to B, how do I generate the route such that it follows the ...
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How to filter data by category, then map only maximum-value row for each?

I'm building a consolidated map of all transit systems in my area in QGIS. I have a GTFS dataset of bus lines, and it includes shapes for every trip on every route in the system (as it should), but ...
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gtfs-editor compile time error

I'm trying to build the gtfs_editor project by following the instructions on the given page. But, while executing the command play run the log at localhost:9000 says Compilation error The file /app/...
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Using GTFS data to create Transit Route? [closed]

I am brand new to the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) stack and subway calculations and I'm working on a project where I need to tell a user what the best route / line to take based on their ...
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Calculating average speed in various legs of bus route

I'm working on analyzing NYC MTA Bus traffic data. There are numerous buses traveling along the route, emitting gps data at random locations. I have about 30k records with bus_line, vehicle_id, ...
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Transit Option not working in Google Maps

I have a requirement to create an application which would show public transport routes between a source and a destination which i acheived it successfully. But i found that the transit routes does not ...
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Transit Directions: Preferred Vehicle Type?

I would like to be able to get transit directions through the JS api, that is limited to a single vehicle type (e.g. Bus). This functionality is available on maps.google.com, but how do i submit the ...
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How should I make use of railway routes from Google Maps API?

I have a specific requirement wherein I have to display or highlight only railway stations in the map rather than the whole map. How can this be achieved? This is the code I tried: <html> &...
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Feeder bus service

First of all, a little background. I work for a regional transit agency. We are making a "diagnostic" about our feeder bus service. We'd like to know what proportion of our users could take the bus ...
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Finding list of bus stops and what is next

First of all apilogies if this is already discussed. I am a low vision person and there is only so much time I can spend searching for information as it is stressful on the eyes. I spent considerable ...
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Taking attributes from state road data and adding to over lapping route data

Ok so... I am working on a project that is looking at the regional public transportation within my area and comparing it to the overlapping road systems. I want to display the different attributes ...
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How to use OSM2PO for transit routing?

I'm using OSM2PO (4.6.9) for "classic" routing, I mean highway network and everything works fine. Now, I want to use it to route in a "transport" network, a bus network for instance. But I want the ...
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Where can I get public transportation locations for USA

I am trying to find a list of all public transportation/transit locations like subway stations, airports, bus terminals and bus stops for USA. Only major transit locations are required, rural bus ...
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layers in opentripplanner webapp

I am customizing the opentripplanner webapp according to my needs. it has 5 different base layers. but in code (in map.js and OpenLayersUtils) i can't find where it adds these layers to map.
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using geocoder of opentripplanner

I am developing a webapp using opentripplanner. I have followed 2 and five minute tutorials at their websites, there is also a opentripplaner-geocoder.war webapp, but i am unable to figure out that ...
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Customizing opentripplanner webapp

I am using opentripplanner for an app development. I want to customize the webapp. It has many different maplayers (its using openlayers). I want to change some mapslayers, but i couldn't find in ...
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Looking for opensource projects for mobile offline trip planning for public transit and walking routes

I'm looking for initiatives pursuing mobile offline trip planning using a combination of public transit data and walking-routes. Thus far, without much success. Osmand, seems to be closest, but the ...
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Difference between Trip and Route in Google Transit

I am developing a transit webapp using Google Transit, while referring to documentation, i see two different datasets (trips.txt and routes.txt) but i can't clarify the difference between them.
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What software would be useful to create General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS)? [closed]

I am doing a project in which i am required to create GTFS. I look at transit google developer forum which provide a format to create feed but that completely have to done by hand (we have to write ...
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building opentripplaner gtfs.zip [closed]

I am building a journey planner app using opentripplanner. i have followed their two minutes tutorial in which we just run webapp which uses pre build graph.obj file, it works fine. But in next five ...
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Transit webapp development (journey planner)

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 ...
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Is there a standard data model for storing traffic volumes, layout, lanes, timing and phasing information?

I am at a crossroads where I want to store more than a scenarios worth of project data from a Synchro study, but do not want to keep this data in a series of text files. The data output by Synchro is ...
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