Providing Realtime Trip UpdatesService AlertsVehicle PositionsStatisitcs
Using GTFS Realtime data to provide transit users and travelers with data updates in real time greatly enhances the travel experience of a transit service. GTFS Realtime data can provide up-to-date information about current arrival and departure times, transit providers can mitigate frustrations by removing the unknown and allowing users to better plan their schedules. In the event of a major delay, travelers will now be able to arrange for alternate transportation to their destination.
GTFS Realtime is a feed specification that allows public transportation agencies to provide realtime updates about their fleet to our product. Using GTFS Realtime data, CaelumOne’s GTFS Hub is able to power the backend of any ATIS system to provide a customizable and streamlined set of data with a focus on passenger information. GTFS Realtime data is an ideal way to provide Trip Updates regarding delays, cancellations, or route changes; Service Alerts about unforeseen events that might be affecting a station, vehicle, route or entire transportation network; and Vehicle Positions including vehicle locations and congestion levels.