The OpenPlans Guide to GTFS Data

Data formatted using the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) runs practically every transit app out there. It fuels all kinds of products in our space from trip planners to transit-oriented apartment searches. The folks at City-Go-Round tell the story of open transit data pretty well – open transit data enables the transit apps that help people get Read more…

How does bikeshare stack up to transit?

A New Way to Analyze CaBi Data A version of this entry was posted at Greater Greater Washington on June 13, 2012. Bike sharing has emerged in US cities over the last five years to wide praise from bicycle advocates, and transit supporters as well because of its natural ability to complement transit services. Many Read more…

What an intern does at OpenPlans

James here, just getting started with what’s sure to be a terrific summer interning with OpenPlans in New York City. I’m a grad student at Georgia Tech, pursuing masters’ degrees in civil engineering and city planning with a central focus on transportation. This summer I’m going to identify and help design transit data driven tools Read more…