Tag: GTFS

How to make a shapes.txt file for your GTFS dataset with ArcGIS

Generate GTFS Shapes

GTFS public transit data has transformed the world of public transit navigation.  Thanks to readily-available transit data in a standardized format, passengers can choose from a wide range of routing apps and services that help them figure out which bus … Continue reading

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Map the frequency of transit service across your city and find out why it matters

Ann Arbor transit frequency, morning rush

Suppose there’s a bus stop right outside Jerry’s house.  It’s very easy and convenient for Jerry to walk out his front door to the bus stop to wait for a bus.  Suppose there’s a bus stop right outside Tom’s house, … Continue reading

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Who does my public transit system serve?

Transit system coverage in Ann Arbor, MI

Public transit (like buses and subways) serves the people of a community. It connects people with their jobs, schools, healthcare, recreation, and more. However, typical fixed-route transit systems serve only the people and areas within a short distance of transit … Continue reading

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Cool tools for analysis with public transit data

Ann Arbor transit frequency

Public transit (like buses and subways) is a vital service that connects people with their jobs, schools, healthcare, recreation, and more. Consequently, if you’re studying access to healthcare, assessing an economic development project, trying to choose a new site for … Continue reading

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Map Your Transit Data Like Never Before

ArcGIS for Public Transit group screenshot

Public transit (like buses and subways) serves the people of a city by providing access to jobs, education, shopping, healthcare, recreation, and more. Traffic congestion, climate change, and the evolving economy and population of cities has created a greater need … Continue reading

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