Category Archive: Open Source Projects

Visualizing MBTA Data

This article entitled, “An interactive exploration of Boston’s Subway System” presents an insightful and microscopic view of subway operations.   With the innovative method of visualizing GTFS data, it is possible to understand the subway system better than we ever have before. These tools are not only valuable for a microscopic view of the transit  operations but can …

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CUTR Webcast:OneBusAway:Open Source Software for Large Scale AVL and Real-Time Customer Information

Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at University of South Florida is hosting a free Webcast  on OneBusAway: Open Source Software for Large Scale AVL and Real Time Customer Information is scheduled on February 7 , 2013 at 12-1pm(EST).  Please click here to participate in the webcast About the Webcast:      Representatives from MTA New York …

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BusTime to Service All of New York City

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced that its open-source BusTime project will go live in Staten Island, and looked to expand coverage to all five boroughs by 2013.  This provides more opportunity for New Yorkers in various parts of New York City to ascertain real-time bus locations. For more about the Staten Island release, please …

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Enabling Cost-Effective Multi-Modal Trip Planners through Open Transit Data

A study conducted by CUTR Senior Research Associate, Edward Hillsman and CUTR Research Associate Sean Barbeau, culminated in the creation of  the open-source software program, GTFS-OSM-Sync (GO-Sync), which  synchronizes crowd-sourced OpenStreetMap (OSM) data and a transit agency’s official General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) data. The goal of GO-Sync is to connect the wealth of data …

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Google Opens Up Map Maker to the United States

Google has added the United States to its Map Maker interface. Already available in 187 countries and regions, the open source program allows users to add and update geographic information from local parks to ice cream shops.  The only thing you need to get started is a Google account. Have fun working with mappers from …

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