San Francisco Nine-County Bay Area Transit Data Feed
Types of Transit DataThe Transit Data Feed includes data types mentioned below for all the included Transit Agencies:
Format and Frequency of Transit Data Feed
The Transit Data Feed is provided in either "CSV" (Comma-Separated Values) or "GTFS" (Google Transit Feed Specification) format. CSV (also known as a comma-separated list or Comma-Separated Variable) is a text file that stores tabular data. CSV can be parsed and extracted easily into MS-Excel, MS-Access or any Relational Database Management System. A detailed transit data dictionary will be provided to the user, along with the transit data, upon acceptance of the usage agreement. For detailed information on GTFS format click here.
The Transit Data is updated on a daily basis. The user groups can automate the data download through http server or manually access the transit data through a web interface, depending on their business needs. Data can be selected for individual agencies, group of agencies, or the entire regional dataset.
Transit Data Feed Access Process
Fee Associated with 511 Transit Static Data FeedThere is no fee associated with the Transit Data Feed, but a signed usage agreement executed between the Data Feed Recipient and MTC is required for participants.