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Building on GTFS: U.S. and International Case Studies for Transit Planning and Transit Operations

Presenter:   Kevin Webb
Presenter's Org:   Conveyal

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Slide 1:  Building on GTFS: U.S. and International Case Studies for Transit Planning and Transit Operations

Kevin Webb, Conveyal

[This slide contains a photograph of vehicles along a roadway next to a transit infrastructure in Mexico City, Mexico.]

Slide 2:  A Guide to the General Transit Feed Specification

[This slide contains an image of a notebook page containing notes titled “A Guide to the General Transit Feed Specification.” The notes include a rough schematic drawing of a transit system including routes, trips, stops, transfers, fares, maps and calendars.]

Slide 3:  Mexico City

Slide 4:  (No title)

[This slide contains a screen shot of a map of transit stops. The information is displayed via Metrobus' software in Spanish.]

Slide 5:  Mexico City: By The Numbers

Slide 6:  (No title)

[This slide contains a map of Mexico City's transit system.]

Slide 7:  Mexico City

Slide 8:  Mexico City

Slide 9:  OpenTripPlanner Analyst

[This slide contains a screenshop of Metrobus' software. The screenshot includes a map of the transit system in Mexico City along with MetroBus' OpenTripPlanner Analyst feature on the left.]

Slide 10:  New York City

Slide 11:  NYC: Normal Service

[This slide contains a color-coded map of New York City's transit service under normal conditions. Colors depict minimum activity to maximum activity: from blue to red to orange to yellow. Almost all of Manhattan is yellow/orange, with activity across the East River on Long Island decreasing as one moves from Manhattan.]

Slide 12:  NYC: post-Sandy Service

[This slide contains a color-coded map of New York City's transit service post-Hurricane Sandy. There are no yellow or orange areas; there are only a few small areas of red in upper Midtown Manhattan and out on Long Island; all other areas are blue or have no color.]

Slide 13:  NYC: Percent Change

[This slide contains a color-coded map of New York City's transit service by the change in service, pre-Hurricane Sandy to post-Hurricane Sandy. Lower Manhattan is yellow/orange with a little red above it; Long Island just east of Lower Manhattan has a little yellow orange and a little red emanating from it.

Slide 14:  Paris

Slide 15:  Paris: GP15

[This slide contains a map of one of Paris' transit systems. A circle represents the routes within that area.]

Slide 16:  TCRP Report 100

[This slide contains the cover image of the second edition of a report titled “TCRP Report 100: Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Manual.]

Slide 17:  Leveraging the General Transit Feed Specification for Efficient Transit Analysis

[This slide contains a page from the TCRP Report 100 showing an article by James Wong called “Leveraging the General Transit and Feed Specification for Efficient Transit Analysis” and five vertical bar charts that plot the distribution of agency average headways for (a) bus (b) light rail, tram, or streetcar, (c) subway or metro, and (d) rail.]

Slide 18:  Spreading phenomenon

Slide 19:  Thanks!

Kevin Webb
E: kwebb@conveyal.com
T: @conveyal


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