GTFS and its potential around the world

The World Bank and other international development agencies have recognized the value of interoperable transportation data formats — GTFS in particular — for improving traveler information resources and transportation system planning processes around the world. The February 2015 Urban Transport and ICT Capacity Building (PDF) report is worth a read. This is Holly Krambeck‘s completion report on the World Bank’s […]

“GTFS Examples” is a tutorial on GTFS basics: routes, stops, calendars, schedules, and fares

It’s useful to understand what GTFS data is if you interact with it in any capacity — whether you are building the data, working with a vendor, or an executive managing technical projects. We created a simple tutorial to dive in. During a 2013 project, a Trillium and World Bank team developed a clear, non-scary (and color-coded!) “GTFS […]

GTFS Today, and Tomorrow

Trillium started because of GTFS (the General Transit Feed Specification). Since then, a primary mission of this company has been to facilitate the development and adoption of open GTFS and other transportation data. Today, GTFS adoption has far exceeded critical mass. The Specification has transformed the transit software marketplace. In conversations with GTFS stakeholders, I […]

GTFS in the World – Workshop on Open Transit Data (Washington DC, Wed, Jan 15)

If you are in town for the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, join me, other transport technologists, and policy-makers at “GTFS in the World” a workshop on open transit data. This is a follow-up to the GTFS in the World event in November 2013. When: January, 15 2:30PM to 5:30PM Where: Organization of American […]