Data standards have been pivotal in creating a shared ecosystem of client-, public-, regulator- and manager-centric data discovery. Starting with Tri-Met and GTFS and more recently GBFS, data standards have made it commonplace to know how and when to use transit or other mobility services. GTFS-ride complements LA and Santa Monica’s MDS efforts (which is currently restricted to dockless mobility) to provide a picture of where people are using the system, which can provide insight into deficiencies or opportunities to improve the experience of the travelling public.
This project is overseen by a board-approved Project Management Group (PMG) as follows:
There is also a GTFS-ride consortium group that acts in advisory capacity. All notes, transcripts and presentations are available online.
Led by the Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon State University, a substantial amount of progress has been made both on the standard side as well as the documentation, outreach and coalition-building.
The GTFS-ride project stewards identified the following needs for the project:
Administratively, the project needs:
Workplan draft, not PMG approved
Feedback or requests to be involved can be sent to to the GTFS-ride chair: [email protected].