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Leveraging Resources for
     Customer Information by
      Exposing Transit Data
Business Intelligence: Focusing on Customers
           APTA TransITech 2008
             Tim McHugh, CTO
TriMet’s Developer Resources
          began with GM request to
    promote innovation and public transit
        by providing resources to an
          emerging creative class
TriMet’s Developer Resources
              began with GM request to
        promote innovation and public transit
            by providing resources to an
              emerging creative class


Can we leverage existing software development
       by exposing data to the public?
TriMet’s Developer Resources
              began with GM request to
        promote innovation and public transit
            by providing resources to an
              emerging creative class


Can we leverage existing software development
       by exposing data to the public?

             developer.trimet.org
TriMet Developer Resources
TriMet Developer Resources
 for Customer Information
  for Customer Information
   Promotes use of transit and
    Promotes use of transit and
   information related to transit
    information related to transit
License Agreement
License Agreement
Worked with Legal Dept
Worked with Legal Dept
 Provides protection &
  Provides protection &
 defines Terms of Use
  defines Terms of Use
Registration Process
Registration Process
  Agree to Terms of Use
   Agree to Terms of Use
  Notification for Updates
   Notification for Updates
Monitor Usage & Thresholds
Monitor Usage & Thresholds
Direct access to most current
Direct access to most current
   Schedule Data
   Schedule Data
  in common open format
   in common open format
Direct access to most current   “GTFS is aalightweight, open
                                 “GTFS is lightweight, open
Direct access to most current      format that provides aa
                                    format that provides
   Schedule Data
   Schedule Data                   common, easy way to
                                    common, easy way to
  in common open format          exchange transit data. You
                                  exchange transit data. You
   in common open format        don't have to be Google™
                                 don't have to be Google™
                                        to use it.”
                                         to use it.”
                                               Tim Moore, Bart
                                                Tim Moore, Bart
Developers are
      Developers are
scraping schedule data
scraping schedule data
   off websites anyway.
    off websites anyway.
  GTFS offers aamore stable
   GTFS offers more stable
  solution with Terms of Use.
   solution with Terms of Use.
Developers are
      Developers are
scraping schedule data
scraping schedule data
   off websites anyway.
    off websites anyway.
  GTFS offers aamore stable
   GTFS offers more stable
  solution with Terms of Use.
   solution with Terms of Use.
iamcaltrain.com
             iamcaltrain.com
Source: “Caltrain station and route data was
 Source: “Caltrain station and route data was
scraped from the Caltrain Website… The
 scraped from the Caltrain Website… The
 results of their work can be downloaded in
  results of their work can be downloaded in
        the form of aaMySQL Dump.”
         the form of MySQL Dump.”
Who is using Schedule Data
   in the GTFS format?
maps.google.com
maps.google.com
Get Driving Directions
 Get Driving Directions
       AND
        AND
Public Transit Directions
 Public Transit Directions
transittrips.com
        transittrips.com
    Sits on Google Transit
     Sits on Google Transit
Make save links to common trips itit
Make save links to common trips
            easier to
             easier to
mtsotp.com/mts/stop_finder/stop_finder.cfm
mtsotp.com/mts/stop_finder/stop_finder.cfm
Built on the GTFS – other agencies coming
 Built on the GTFS – other agencies coming
     Finds all stops, buses & trains in an area
      Finds all stops, buses & trains in an area
“As aapublic service, publicroutes.com believes in
 “As public service, publicroutes.com believes in
  allowing public information to be shared openly
   allowing public information to be shared openly
    by municipalities across the country in hopes of
     by municipalities across the country in hopes of
        maximizing travel efficiency and better
         maximizing travel efficiency and better
             serving the greater public.
              serving the greater public.
   By pooling available data and advocating an open
    By pooling available data and advocating an open
 source platform, PublicRoutes.com and municipal trip
  source platform, PublicRoutes.com and municipal trip
planners will accurately ensure that all people will have
 planners will accurately ensure that all people will have
    the best possible information available when
     the best possible information available when
          traveling via public transportation.”
           traveling via public transportation.”
     Submitted on behalf of PublicRoutes.com February 13, 2008
      Submitted on behalf of PublicRoutes.com February 13, 2008
spek.org/trimet/map.php
 spek.org/trimet/map.php
Draws route lines using GTFS
 Draws route lines using GTFS
TimeTable Publisher
  TimeTable Publisher
    Uses GTFS Data
     Uses GTFS Data
          T3 Webinar
           T3 Webinar
How to Implement the TimeTable
 How to Implement the TimeTable
  Publisher: An Open Source
   Publisher: An Open Source
Application for Transit Agencies
 Application for Transit Agencies
         May 14, 2008
          May 14, 2008
Direct access to
  Direct access to
Real-Time Data
Real-Time Data
 via web services
  via web services
Who is using our Web Services
  for Customer Information?
Customer Information
Customer Information
     at Airport
      at Airport
Port of Portland’s Use of Data
 Port of Portland’s Use of Data
trimet.onmyiphone.net
     trimet.onmyiphone.net
 Free Application for iPhone
 Free Application for iPhone
        Transit next arrival times
         Transit next arrival times
 “At first I Iwas just going to scrape the
  “At first was just going to scrape the
 Trimet site to get the information. But
  Trimet site to get the information. But
   then I Icame to find out that Trimet
    then came to find out that Trimet
actually has aareally nice API to all their
 actually has really nice API to all their
           tracking information!”
             tracking information!”
  Matt King, TriMet Rider & Software Developer
   Matt King, TriMet Rider & Software Developer
portlandtransport.com
       portlandtransport.com
  Transit Surfer & Transit Board
  Transit Surfer & Transit Board
Next arrival times for cell phones, handhelds,
 Next arrival times for cell phones, handhelds,
      full-size screens, text messaging
       full-size screens, text messaging
traincheck.com
       traincheck.com
  Free SMS Services for
  Free SMS Services for
        Cell Phones
         Cell Phones
Access to transit next arrival times
 Access to transit next arrival times
TransitCast
          TransitCast
Presents arrival times and locations
 Presents arrival times and locations
  of buses that are approaching aa
   of buses that are approaching
           selected stop
            selected stop
Future plans for
developer.trimet.org
Web Service for
       Web Service for
     TriMet Trip Planner
     TriMet Trip Planner
 Access to Planned Trip Itineraries
  Access to Planned Trip Itineraries

Offers alternative to screen scraping
Offers alternative to screen scraping
    for applications like Dadnab
     for applications like Dadnab
Trip Planner Web Service Example
 Trip Planner Web Service Example
   TriMet builds the API and the
    TriMet builds the API and the
     applications are unlimited
      applications are unlimited




                   Formatted
                    Request

      Web                         Trip
     Service                    Planner
       API          Formatted
                     Return
Trip Planner Web Service Example
                                 Trip Planner Web Service Example
                                   TriMet builds the API and the
                                    TriMet builds the API and the
   Mobile Trip Planning              applications are unlimited
                                      applications are unlimited
Using my cell phone, I can
get public transit directions
to the nearest pizza place
 from my current location.



                                                   Formatted
                                                    Request

                                      Web                         Trip
                                     Service                    Planner
                                       API          Formatted
                                                     Return
Trip Planner Web Service Example
                                               Trip Planner Web Service Example
                                                 TriMet builds the API and the
                                                  TriMet builds the API and the
   Mobile Trip Planning                            applications are unlimited
                                                    applications are unlimited
Using my cell phone, I can
get public transit directions
to the nearest pizza place
 from my current location.



             Current GPS                                         Formatted
        Location, Current Time,                                   Request
        Requested Event/Place
                                  Location-
                                                    Web                         Trip
                                   Based
                                                   Service                    Planner
                                   Service
                 En Route                            API          Formatted
              Planned Itinerary
                                    (LBS)                          Return
               To Event/Place
Who else is making their
data publicly accessible
       and why?
Public Feeds Page
      Public Feeds Page
  By making the GTFS data publicly
   By making the GTFS data publicly
accessible, you can avoid addressing
 accessible, you can avoid addressing
multiple and varied data requests on
 multiple and varied data requests on
         an individual basis.
          an individual basis.
DART
             DART
   Dallas Area Rapid Transit
   Dallas Area Rapid Transit
          Public Records Act
           Public Records Act
  Any person has aaright to request
   Any person has right to request
public data, and the public agency has
 public data, and the public agency has
     aaresponsibility to provide it.
         responsibility to provide it.
Sacramento
       Sacramento
     Regional Transit
     Regional Transit
GTFS file available for download
GTFS file available for download
Capital Metro
       Capital Metro
       Austin, Texas
        Austin, Texas
“…is making stop and schedule
 “…is making stop and schedule
data available in several formats
 data available in several formats
        including GTFS.”
         including GTFS.”
OCTA
       OCTA
 Orange County, CA
 Orange County, CA
Now offers 22options to plan
 Now offers options to plan
     your trip online
       your trip online
Redwood Transit System
Redwood Transit System
  Humboldt County, CA
  Humboldt County, CA
GTFS file available for download
GTFS file available for download
   Uses Google Transit as
    Uses Google Transit as
    Agency Trip Planner
     Agency Trip Planner
BART
            BART
      San Francisco Bay
      San Francisco Bay
  “We want to foster innovative new
   “We want to foster innovative new
    applications, reach aabroader
     applications, reach broader
audience and encourage more people
 audience and encourage more people
          to choose BART.
           to choose BART.
   …we just can't justify spending
    …we just can't justify spending
   time on some of the things our
    time on some of the things our
     customers have asked for.”
      customers have asked for.”
Thank You




For more information, please visit:
      developer.trimet.org

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Portland TriMet Presentation On Data Sharing (Updated Version)

  • 1. Leveraging Resources for Customer Information by Exposing Transit Data Business Intelligence: Focusing on Customers APTA TransITech 2008 Tim McHugh, CTO
  • 2. TriMet’s Developer Resources began with GM request to promote innovation and public transit by providing resources to an emerging creative class
  • 3. TriMet’s Developer Resources began with GM request to promote innovation and public transit by providing resources to an emerging creative class Can we leverage existing software development by exposing data to the public?
  • 4. TriMet’s Developer Resources began with GM request to promote innovation and public transit by providing resources to an emerging creative class Can we leverage existing software development by exposing data to the public? developer.trimet.org
  • 5. TriMet Developer Resources TriMet Developer Resources for Customer Information for Customer Information Promotes use of transit and Promotes use of transit and information related to transit information related to transit
  • 6. License Agreement License Agreement Worked with Legal Dept Worked with Legal Dept Provides protection & Provides protection & defines Terms of Use defines Terms of Use
  • 7. Registration Process Registration Process Agree to Terms of Use Agree to Terms of Use Notification for Updates Notification for Updates Monitor Usage & Thresholds Monitor Usage & Thresholds
  • 8. Direct access to most current Direct access to most current Schedule Data Schedule Data in common open format in common open format
  • 9. Direct access to most current “GTFS is aalightweight, open “GTFS is lightweight, open Direct access to most current format that provides aa format that provides Schedule Data Schedule Data common, easy way to common, easy way to in common open format exchange transit data. You exchange transit data. You in common open format don't have to be Google™ don't have to be Google™ to use it.” to use it.” Tim Moore, Bart Tim Moore, Bart
  • 10. Developers are Developers are scraping schedule data scraping schedule data off websites anyway. off websites anyway. GTFS offers aamore stable GTFS offers more stable solution with Terms of Use. solution with Terms of Use.
  • 11. Developers are Developers are scraping schedule data scraping schedule data off websites anyway. off websites anyway. GTFS offers aamore stable GTFS offers more stable solution with Terms of Use. solution with Terms of Use.
  • 12. iamcaltrain.com iamcaltrain.com Source: “Caltrain station and route data was Source: “Caltrain station and route data was scraped from the Caltrain Website… The scraped from the Caltrain Website… The results of their work can be downloaded in results of their work can be downloaded in the form of aaMySQL Dump.” the form of MySQL Dump.”
  • 13. Who is using Schedule Data in the GTFS format?
  • 14. maps.google.com maps.google.com Get Driving Directions Get Driving Directions AND AND Public Transit Directions Public Transit Directions
  • 15. transittrips.com transittrips.com Sits on Google Transit Sits on Google Transit Make save links to common trips itit Make save links to common trips easier to easier to
  • 16. mtsotp.com/mts/stop_finder/stop_finder.cfm mtsotp.com/mts/stop_finder/stop_finder.cfm Built on the GTFS – other agencies coming Built on the GTFS – other agencies coming Finds all stops, buses & trains in an area Finds all stops, buses & trains in an area
  • 17. “As aapublic service, publicroutes.com believes in “As public service, publicroutes.com believes in allowing public information to be shared openly allowing public information to be shared openly by municipalities across the country in hopes of by municipalities across the country in hopes of maximizing travel efficiency and better maximizing travel efficiency and better serving the greater public. serving the greater public. By pooling available data and advocating an open By pooling available data and advocating an open source platform, PublicRoutes.com and municipal trip source platform, PublicRoutes.com and municipal trip planners will accurately ensure that all people will have planners will accurately ensure that all people will have the best possible information available when the best possible information available when traveling via public transportation.” traveling via public transportation.” Submitted on behalf of PublicRoutes.com February 13, 2008 Submitted on behalf of PublicRoutes.com February 13, 2008
  • 18. spek.org/trimet/map.php spek.org/trimet/map.php Draws route lines using GTFS Draws route lines using GTFS
  • 19. TimeTable Publisher TimeTable Publisher Uses GTFS Data Uses GTFS Data T3 Webinar T3 Webinar How to Implement the TimeTable How to Implement the TimeTable Publisher: An Open Source Publisher: An Open Source Application for Transit Agencies Application for Transit Agencies May 14, 2008 May 14, 2008
  • 20. Direct access to Direct access to Real-Time Data Real-Time Data via web services via web services
  • 21. Who is using our Web Services for Customer Information?
  • 22. Customer Information Customer Information at Airport at Airport Port of Portland’s Use of Data Port of Portland’s Use of Data
  • 23. trimet.onmyiphone.net trimet.onmyiphone.net Free Application for iPhone Free Application for iPhone Transit next arrival times Transit next arrival times “At first I Iwas just going to scrape the “At first was just going to scrape the Trimet site to get the information. But Trimet site to get the information. But then I Icame to find out that Trimet then came to find out that Trimet actually has aareally nice API to all their actually has really nice API to all their tracking information!” tracking information!” Matt King, TriMet Rider & Software Developer Matt King, TriMet Rider & Software Developer
  • 24. portlandtransport.com portlandtransport.com Transit Surfer & Transit Board Transit Surfer & Transit Board Next arrival times for cell phones, handhelds, Next arrival times for cell phones, handhelds, full-size screens, text messaging full-size screens, text messaging
  • 25. traincheck.com traincheck.com Free SMS Services for Free SMS Services for Cell Phones Cell Phones Access to transit next arrival times Access to transit next arrival times
  • 26. TransitCast TransitCast Presents arrival times and locations Presents arrival times and locations of buses that are approaching aa of buses that are approaching selected stop selected stop
  • 28. Web Service for Web Service for TriMet Trip Planner TriMet Trip Planner Access to Planned Trip Itineraries Access to Planned Trip Itineraries Offers alternative to screen scraping Offers alternative to screen scraping for applications like Dadnab for applications like Dadnab
  • 29. Trip Planner Web Service Example Trip Planner Web Service Example TriMet builds the API and the TriMet builds the API and the applications are unlimited applications are unlimited Formatted Request Web Trip Service Planner API Formatted Return
  • 30. Trip Planner Web Service Example Trip Planner Web Service Example TriMet builds the API and the TriMet builds the API and the Mobile Trip Planning applications are unlimited applications are unlimited Using my cell phone, I can get public transit directions to the nearest pizza place from my current location. Formatted Request Web Trip Service Planner API Formatted Return
  • 31. Trip Planner Web Service Example Trip Planner Web Service Example TriMet builds the API and the TriMet builds the API and the Mobile Trip Planning applications are unlimited applications are unlimited Using my cell phone, I can get public transit directions to the nearest pizza place from my current location. Current GPS Formatted Location, Current Time, Request Requested Event/Place Location- Web Trip Based Service Planner Service En Route API Formatted Planned Itinerary (LBS) Return To Event/Place
  • 32. Who else is making their data publicly accessible and why?
  • 33. Public Feeds Page Public Feeds Page By making the GTFS data publicly By making the GTFS data publicly accessible, you can avoid addressing accessible, you can avoid addressing multiple and varied data requests on multiple and varied data requests on an individual basis. an individual basis.
  • 34. DART DART Dallas Area Rapid Transit Dallas Area Rapid Transit Public Records Act Public Records Act Any person has aaright to request Any person has right to request public data, and the public agency has public data, and the public agency has aaresponsibility to provide it. responsibility to provide it.
  • 35. Sacramento Sacramento Regional Transit Regional Transit GTFS file available for download GTFS file available for download
  • 36. Capital Metro Capital Metro Austin, Texas Austin, Texas “…is making stop and schedule “…is making stop and schedule data available in several formats data available in several formats including GTFS.” including GTFS.”
  • 37. OCTA OCTA Orange County, CA Orange County, CA Now offers 22options to plan Now offers options to plan your trip online your trip online
  • 38. Redwood Transit System Redwood Transit System Humboldt County, CA Humboldt County, CA GTFS file available for download GTFS file available for download Uses Google Transit as Uses Google Transit as Agency Trip Planner Agency Trip Planner
  • 39. BART BART San Francisco Bay San Francisco Bay “We want to foster innovative new “We want to foster innovative new applications, reach aabroader applications, reach broader audience and encourage more people audience and encourage more people to choose BART. to choose BART. …we just can't justify spending …we just can't justify spending time on some of the things our time on some of the things our customers have asked for.” customers have asked for.”
  • 40. Thank You For more information, please visit: developer.trimet.org