Transit Custom Posts: A WordPress Plugin for Transit Sites

One of the remarkable things about an open data specification such as GTFS is that it finds itself in all kinds of places—from trip-planners and mapping applications to network planning software. Now, it has infiltrated website development thanks to a grant from ODOT through the Northwest Oregon Transit Alliance (NWOTA). We’re excited to announce the…

“Alpha release” of the Flexible Trip Planner

In March we visited Vermont, and heard directly from the public transit agencies in the state about what their main goals for the new statewide trip planner were. We followed up in April with conversations with each agency to understand in depth the services they offer, and how they deliver those services to Vermont riders.…

Transit Wiki for shared notes and rapid research

Wikipedia changed what we imagine is possible in an online resource collaboratively edited by millions of volunteer subject matter experts. TransitWiki aims to become a rich library of practice and research information for public transportation. Every day, transit professionals are documenting current practice and conducting research. If more of this happened in a central resource, making it quick and easy to share information,…

TransitDataFeeder: open source web-based GTFS creation and maintenance tool

Roughly one month ago, the source code for TransitDataFeeder was released. TransitDataFeeder is an open source web-based application for creating and maintaining data in the General Transit Feed Specification. The software aims to offer equivalent functionality to what Trillium already offers in the form of WebSchedule. However, TransitDataFeeder is different in several ways. Here’s more…