[OSM-talk] [Spam] Re: Is anyone making public transport routing maps basedonOpenStreetMap data?

Peter Miller peter.miller at itoworld.com
Thu Dec 18 23:15:31 GMT 2008


On 18 Dec 2008, at 17:28, Joe Hughes wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 2:41 AM, Hugh Barnes <list.osm at hughbris.com>  
> wrote:
>> I can sympathise with your pragmatism, and was starting realise that
>> must be what's behind your choice. Sad but true. I still think while
>> you can accept CSV, you should want to cast into XML pretty soon to
>> make it nice to work with. Ultimately, it's possibly not that  
>> important.
>
> Public transport schedule data tends to be so voluminous that "nice to
> work with" generally means putting it into a database in any case.
> However, for those who are more comfortable working with XML, there's
> GTFS-to-TransXChange conversion code by Joachim Pheiffer in the
> "GoogleTransitDataFeed" open-source project:
> http://code.google.com/p/googletransitdatafeed/
>
> Additionally, Nick Knowles and our own Peter Miller have done some
> interesting work attempting to reconcile the implicit GTFS data model
> with TransModel--Peter, is your latest document publicly available
> online somewhere?  Devising an XML schema that allowed lossless
> conversion to and from GTFS would be an interesting project.

Sorry for the delay Joe. We are just waiting for confirmation that we  
can publicise the document you refer to. I am sure there is not a  
problem, but we need to wait for a response before going ahead.

Peter

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