45 Transit APIs: Yahoo Traffic, SMSMyBus and BART

Wendell Santos
Feb. 14 2012, 10:12AM EST

Our API directory now includes 45 transit APIs. The newest is the Metro Transit NexTrip API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Yahoo Traffic API. We list 20 Yahoo Traffic mashups. Below you'll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of transit APIs.

In terms of the technical details, REST and XML lead the way. There are 38 transit REST APIs and 4 transit SOAP APIs. Our directory lists 36 transit XML APIs and 23 transit JSON APIs.

The most common tags within transit are 20 transit travel APIs, 16 transit transportation APIs and 11 bus transit APIs.

On the mashup side, we list 108 transit mashups. We named Transicast Apps as mashup of the day in November.

For reference, here is a list of all 45 transit APIs.

  511 Real-time Transit Departures API: San Francisco traveler information service

  BART API: Transit tracking service for San Francisco, California

  Bongo API: Iowa cities transit data

  Chicago Transit Authority API: API for the Chicago Transit Bus System

  CTA Bus Tracker API: Chicago transit tracking service

  CTA Customer Alerts API: Chicago transit tracking service

  GovHG Data.One API: Hong Kong real-time traffic

  Helsinki Regional Transport Authority API: Helsinki public transit trip planner

  HopStop API: Mass transit and walking directions

  iRail API: Belgium train schedules

  jakdojade.pl API: Polish transit service

  Jeppesen Journey Planner API: Trip planning service

  King County Busses API: Transit tracking service

  Mapnificent API: Public transportation map service

  MassDOT MBTA API: Massachusetts transit data feeds service

  Metro Realtime API: Los Angeles Metro real-time vehicle location

  Metro Transit NexTrip API: Minnesota Transit information service

  Metro Trip Planner API: Los Angeles Metro transit information

  Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Transit API: Transit data service

  MTA API: New York City Transit service

  MTA Bus Time API: New York City Transit service

  MTD API: Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District

  MyTTC API: Realtime Toronto transit information

  NextBus API: Real-time public transit information

  Oahu Transit Services API: Real time transit data service

  OneBusAway API: Realtime Seattle transit information

  Placr API: UK transit data service

  Public Transit Data Community API: US transit data feeds service

  Public Transit Score API: Real estate transit score service

  RouteShout API: Real-time public transit information

  Skanetrafiken API: Sk√ɬ•netrafiken transit information

  SMSMyBus API: Madison transit service

  TheBus API: Real-time public transit information

  Toronto Transit Commission Real-Time Arrivals API: Real-time Toronto transit information

  Trafiklab API: Sweden transportation information

  TransiCast API: Public transit data aggregation service

  TransLink API: Transit data service

  Transport for London API: UK transportation service

  TriMet API: Transit tracking service for Portland, Oregon

  Tube Updates API: Unofficial London transit service

  Urban Mapping Mass Transit Proximity API: Mass transit mapping and information

  Washington Metro API: Washington DC Metro data service

  Winnipeg Transit API: Transit data service

  WMATA API: DC Transit Service

  Yahoo Traffic API: Traffic data and routing

Wendell Santos

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