An Interview with Matthew Barnes and Sarah Hackett: How ODOT Uses GTFS Data for Planning & Analysis

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT)’s recently released Key Transit Hub Report and Transit Network Report mark two more milestones in their utilization of GTFS data for planning, analysis, and coordination. The Key Transit Hub Report describes using GTFS data to identify “Key Transit Hubs” (KTH), defined as a transit stop or cluster of stops […]

A New Project with a Bold Vision: Plan, Book, and Pay for Demand-Responsive Transit Agencies Across the West Coast

Trillium is part of a coalition of organizations joining CALACT to improve trip planning for disadvantaged riders in Washington, Oregon, and California. Online trip planning is not easy for everyone. Whether it is the lack of features for blind users, software design with a bias toward younger users, or an assumption that the user’s first language […]

Here’s our Equity Plan

Trillium is mission-oriented: by making transit easier to use, we encourage more people to use it and improve the experience for those who do. Like so many this year, we have also been forced to re-evaluate whether our impacts are that simple. What transit are we making easier to use? Who are we making transit […]

OpenStreetMap Turns 16!

“On or about” August 9th marks OpenStreetMap’s 16th birthday! OpenStreetMap was founded in 2004 and is an international project to create a free map of the world. OSM is behind all Trillium’s Interactive Maps and OpenTripPlanner installations, and it looks great doing it. Beauty aside, the accuracy of the street and sidewalk grid plays an […]