[OSM-talk] [Talk-transit] FYI - Creating GTFS data from OSM data
jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 18 05:35:10 BST 2012
I have done some c# in the past, have used pnet/mono. I would try and
port this to linux when you post the code,
best would be on github, it is more flexible than svn,
On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 2:41 AM, Mike N <niceman at att.net> wrote:
> This project falls in the "Why would anybody want to do that? " category.
> - The OSM bus route paths and stops have all been surveyed in my area.
> - There is no GTFS feed, and the transit provider isn't planning one soon
> (no budget).
> - I wanted to apply the data to OpenTripPlanner for bicycle and transit
> There are some free GTFS editors, some paid products, but none that start
> with maximum use of OSM data as a base to create an initial GTFS feed.
> I had toyed briefly with teaching the local transit provider how to
> maintain routes and stops in OSM, but a few passes at editing route
> relations quickly cured me of that idea - public transport route relation
> edits are way too complicated for most people.
> So I wrote a tool to read the OSM data, allow entry of the schedules, then
> it would create a GTFS dataset. Future GTFS edits would be made by the
> transit provider with industry standard tools.
> The tool is written in C# / .NET - Winforms. It is in alpha stage (Worked
> great for me), but it's a little rough around the edges, and probably would
> require running in the debugger to adapt for another public transit system
> or to determine if a problem is caused by the OSM data or a program bug.
> Let me know off list if you're interested in looking at the program.
> After 1 or 2 people test it, I'll just check it into SVN.
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> Talk-transit at openstreetmap.org
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