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Pace's Route Timetable Data services is provided for developers seeking
Pace timetable data which can be used to develop internet or cell-phone apps.
Data is available as General Transfer Feed Specification (GTFS) Data. GTFS
was previously named "Google Transit Feed Specification."
The GTFS defines a common format for public transportation schedules and associated
geographic information. This open format specification is used by transit
agencies and third parties to provide transit directions in a variety of Web and
transit apps, including Google Maps. Pace is pleased to share this data
with the public for non commercial use.
The General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) is an open format for packaging
scheduled service data. GTFS data is produced by hundreds of transit agencies
(including us) around the world to deliver content for inclusion in maps and directions-giving
services, including Google Maps.
Pace's GTFS feed contains a series of text files with Comma Separated Values
(CSV) that conform to the specification. The data includes geographic coordinates
of the scheduled route, times that the routes operate each trip, and descriptive
data for each route. Detailed descriptions are available at the
General Transit Feed Specification web site.
A: GTFS is a lightweight, open format that provides a common, easy way to exchange
transit data. You don't have to be Google to use it.
Q: Will you help me troubleshoot?
A: If we help you, it's only fair that we help everyone
else, too. We simply don't have the resources for that. Thoroughly compare
your work with the schedules and fares on the Pace website and tweak your output
accordingly. We expect you to provide accurate information to our customers.
Q: How often is the GTFS data updated?
A: The GTFS data is generally updated about once a month, but sometimes more
frequently. We distribute a GTFS package for trip planning tools as it's needed,
once the schedule is formed; the files may be updated more often if planned changes
to service are about to be implemented. For your convenience, Pace provides
the date of the last update next to our GTFS link.
Q: Which routes end up in your GTFS data?
A: The GTFS data is available because the electronic data systems exist as
a part of Pace's Intelligent Bus System (IBS) project. Some routes are not
included in that project and data for those routes is not part of the electronic
data system. Pace can only provide GTFS for routes with IBS equipment
Download the ZIP file above. Only one package is posted at any given time,
typically representing Pace service from now until a couple of months in the future.
Use the Calendar table to see on which days and dates service in the Trips table
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