GTFS isn’t just information—it’s marketing

Many public transit agencies use a Google trip planning widget on their website homepage to provide easy access to schedules without the need to wade through timetables. It’s clear in this way that GTFS data—the data that feeds not just Google’s trip planner, but basically every online trip planner—is great for customer information. It has…

GTFS from day one

Exciting developments from Colorado, not just for public transit technology there, but for all users of Google Transit: On July 13, Bustang, a new intercity service managed by the Colorado Department of Transportation, will begin running three lines to and from Denver. Your commute from Colorado Springs or Loveland, and those long weekend trips to…

Updates to the Google Maps interface bring rider info up front

Google has shown a lot of dedication over the years to keeping the presentation of transit options in Google Maps looking current, and providing quality information in an easy to use format. Trillium is happy to say we’ve made a few suggestions that have been incorporated. The changes released today brought a lot more key…