Oregon’sStatewide Fixed RouteTransit NetworkExploring the NetworkMatthew BarnesOregon Department of Transportation (ODOT)R...
Network• Oregon’s fixed route transit network• Recent steps in improving the networkvisibility• Leveraging investments in ...
Current Network• 40 to 50 fixed route transit services– for profit (Greyhound, Porter Stage)– public transit agency (TriMe...
Current Network
Network Visibility• Greyhound• Amtrak• Google Transit
Network Visibility
Network Visibility
Network Visibility
Network Visibility
Network Visibility
Network Visibility• Next Steps– Real time information– Multimodal trip planning– Integration of ridesharing, and transit o...
Exploring the Network
Exploring the Network• GTFS data is required for Google Transitto work• GTFS = General Transit FeedSpecification• GTFS = d...
Exploring the Network• Unleashing GTFS– Mapping– GTFS Reporting Tool– Modeling– Sharing
Exploring the Network (GIS)
Exploring the Network (GIS)
Exploring the Network (OSU)
Exploring the Network (OSU)
Exploring the Network(Community Explorer)
Exploring the Network• Mapping of transit stops allow bettercoordination between roadauthorities/local governments and tra...
Exploring the Network• Better tools -> better understanding of thenetwork• Better network information -> better policiesan...
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Oregon's Statewide Fixed-Route Transit Network - Matthew Barnes presentation at Oregon Active Transportation Summit (OATS) 2013

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  • Greyhound itinerary planning works only with Greyhound and affiliates Until recently it took real work to figure out if a trip across transit service was possible/practical.
  • Coming back to this map again… No stop information, No detailed route information, No local transit service.
  • Oregon's Statewide Fixed-Route Transit Network - Matthew Barnes presentation at Oregon Active Transportation Summit (OATS) 2013

    1. 1. Oregon’sStatewide Fixed RouteTransit NetworkExploring the NetworkMatthew BarnesOregon Department of Transportation (ODOT)Rail & Public Transit Division
    2. 2. Network• Oregon’s fixed route transit network• Recent steps in improving the networkvisibility• Leveraging investments in visibility toexplore the network
    3. 3. Current Network• 40 to 50 fixed route transit services– for profit (Greyhound, Porter Stage)– public transit agency (TriMet, RVTD)– ODOT contracted (POINT services)– passenger rail (Amtrak Cascades, CoastStarlight)– airport shuttles (Hut Airport Shuttle)
    4. 4. Current Network
    5. 5. Network Visibility• Greyhound• Amtrak• Google Transit
    6. 6. Network Visibility
    7. 7. Network Visibility
    8. 8. Network Visibility
    9. 9. Network Visibility
    10. 10. Network Visibility
    11. 11. Network Visibility• Next Steps– Real time information– Multimodal trip planning– Integration of ridesharing, and transit options
    12. 12. Exploring the Network
    13. 13. Exploring the Network• GTFS data is required for Google Transitto work• GTFS = General Transit FeedSpecification• GTFS = description of fixed route transitservice (stops, routes, schedules)
    14. 14. Exploring the Network• Unleashing GTFS– Mapping– GTFS Reporting Tool– Modeling– Sharing
    15. 15. Exploring the Network (GIS)
    16. 16. Exploring the Network (GIS)
    17. 17. Exploring the Network (OSU)
    18. 18. Exploring the Network (OSU)
    19. 19. Exploring the Network(Community Explorer)
    20. 20. Exploring the Network• Mapping of transit stops allow bettercoordination between roadauthorities/local governments and transitagencies• Opens the door to coordinatedinvestments in stop infrastructure• Encourages consideration of transit inbike/ped investment decision making
    21. 21. Exploring the Network• Better tools -> better understanding of thenetwork• Better network information -> better policiesand funding priorities• Better network information -> moreopportunities to collaborate on bike/pedinfrastructure investments

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