This project was funded by the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC) under grant number NITC-RR-1062. The PI would like to acknowledge the Google Summer of Code program, which funded Nipuna Gunathilake’s work on a very early version of the opensource GTFS-realtime Validator software tool. Thanks to Mohan Gandhi Achchakkagari and Surya Vamshi Kandukoori for their software development work on the GTFS-realtime Validator during this project, and Surya Vamshi Kandukoori for his contributions to the open-source Transit Feed Quality Calculator tool as well as his efforts in collecting, analyzing, and visualizing errors and warnings found in feeds.
Transit oriented development -- Research, Transit oriented development -- Case studies, Local transit -- Planning, Transportation -- Planning
This project focused on the community-driven creation of the GTFS-realtime v2.0 format, which establishes better guidance for transit agencies, application developers, and automatic vehicle location system vendors on what fields are required or optional under various transit use cases.
Barbeau, Sean J. Overcoming Barriers to Real-time Transit Information. Project Brief NITC-RR-1062. Portland, OR: Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC), 2018.