[Open-transport] Transit tracker for worldwide GTFS feed
matias.kalwill at gmail.com
Fri May 2 15:37:50 UTC 2014
Wow that's beautiful. Cheers!
On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 12:36 PM, Thomas <thomaskoch at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wow cool. Minor points of feedback: The default OSM transit map is very
> out of date, at least in the Netherlands.
> With regard to Dutch data, how often will you update the data? I noticed
> The Hague is no longer realtime probably due to the fact they shipped a new
> dataset on tuesday for today.
> However this is a great tool for visualizing the quality of the data ;)
> On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 5:22 PM, Uli Müller | geOps <uli.mueller at geops.de>wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> We would like to point to a new web application that visualizes public
>> transit movements from currently more than 70 GTFS feeds from all over
>> the world.
>> This tracker is heavily optimized in order to allow maximum data
>> throughput and performance. As you will easily realize the movement of
>> each vehicle is very smooth. The efficiency of server and client allows
>> to optionally speed up the visualization by many factors. In the current
>> implementation you may run the visualizaton 6o times faster than
>> real-time what will give you a nice impression of the patterns within a
>> schedule. Please note that all feeds get loaded at once, so there is no
>> manual or explicitly coded switch from one feed to the other. The
>> visibilty of single vehicles only depends on the visible map extent and
>> the scale of the map. With this approach the tracker has the potential
>> to aggregate GTFS feeds for really large areas and serve as a planning
>> tool across the borders of individual transport agencies. Real-time data
>> is used where available (currently, there is real-time data for San
>> Francisco and the Netherlands).
>> The tracker is based on TrajServ and TraVIC, open-source server and
>> client components that have been developed by Patrick Brosi as his
>> Master Thesis. We are happy to have Patrick in our team now.
>> We hope you have fun with the tracker and appreciate any feedback.
>> Best regards
>> Uli Müller
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