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CTA Bus Tracker API

The CTA Bus Tracker API provides a gateway into near-real-time CTA bus locations and estimated arrival times. Developers can use the official CTA Bus Tracker service via Web or mobile device. The API allows developers to get specific information from Bus Tracker to incorporate estimated arrivals and location information into apps. Data exposed via the API includes vehicle locations, route data, prediction data and service bulletins. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML.

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CTA Bus Tracker: Highlights

Summary
Chicago transit tracking service
Category
Transportation
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
XML
API home
http://www.transitchicago.com/developers/bust ... 
This is 1 of
3 APIs by Chicago Transit Authority

CTA Bus Tracker: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 
Service Endpoint
http://www.ctabustracker.com/bustime/api/v1/

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
 
Developer Key Required
 
Account Required
 
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
www.transitchicago.com  
Company
Chicago Transit Authority  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
10,000 transactions/day 
Terms of Service
www.transitchicago.com/terms.aspx 

Security

Authentication Model
 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
groups.google.com/group/ctadevs?pli=1 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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