GTFS has helped the transit industry begin to develop a “stack” of layered services. In computing, a software stack or solution stack is the set of systems that create a complete platform to run applications. We have begun to see the emergence of a transit stack. In order to describe and explore this, I created […]
If you ever have the pleasure of visiting Portland, Oregon, one of the things you will notice make the city great is their transit system called TriMet. One of the best parts of riding TriMet, for me, is how available and easy-to-use their information is. A few examples: When you arrive at the airport, next […]
Trillium recently collaborated with Viewpoint Geography for Bay Crossings to implement beautiful real-time “next arrival” displays for BART and SF Muni in downtown San Francisco locations. Trillium provided the PHP application that serves up the data, and Viewpoint created a sleek, beautiful flash presentation to show the real-time data on large screen displays (see picture).