Metro Transit API

This API provides data from MetroTransit.org in a JSON encoded format.

Currently Supported Interfaces:

Routes

Example: http://metrotransitapi.appspot.com/routes

Sample output:

[{"name": "55 - Hiawatha Light Rail", "number": 55}, {"name": "888 - Northstar Commuter Rail", "number": 888}, {"name": "2 - Franklin Av - Riverside Av - U of M - 8th St SE", "number": 2}, {"name": "3 - U of M - Como Av - Energy Park Dr - Maryland Av", "number": 3}, {"name": "4 - New Brighton - Johnson St - Bryant Av - Southtown", "number": 4}, {"name": "5 - Brklyn Center - Fremont - 26th Av - Chicago - MOA", "number": 5}, {"name": "6 - U of M - Hennepin - Xerxes - France - Southdale", "number": 6}, ... ]

Direction

Example: http://metrotransitapi.appspot.com/direction?route=4

Required parameters:

Sample output:

[{"code": 4, "name": "NORTHBOUND"}, {"code": 1, "name": "SOUTHBOUND"}]
    

Stops

Example: http://metrotransitapi.appspot.com/stops?route=6&direction=1

Required parameters:

Sample output:

[{"stopOrder": 1, "code": "ONBE", "name": "Ontario St SE and Beacon St SE"}, {"stopOrder": 2, "code": "4S15", "name": "4th St SE and 15th Ave SE"}, {"stopOrder": 3, "code": "4SCE", "name": "4th St SE and Central Ave SE"}, {"stopOrder": 4, "code": "1S1A", "name": "1st Ave N and 1st St N"}, {"stopOrder": 5, "code": "7SNI", "name": "Nicollet Mall and 7th St S"}, {"stopOrder": 6, "code": "8SHE", "name": "Hennepin Ave and 8th St"}, {"stopOrder": 7, "code": "MCTC", "name": "Minneapolis Comm and Tech College"}, {"stopOrder": 8, "code": "FRHE", "name": "Hennepin Ave and Franklin Ave"}, {"stopOrder": 9, "code": "HEUP", "name": "Uptown Transit Station"}, {"stopOrder": 10, "code": "36HE", "name": "Hennepin Ave and 36th St W"}, {"stopOrder": 11, "code": "39SH", "name": "39th St and Sheridan Ave S"}, {"stopOrder": 12, "code": "50XR", "name": "Xerxes Ave and 50th St W"}, {"stopOrder": 13, "code": "50FR", "name": "France Ave and 50th St W"}, {"stopOrder": 14, "code": "VVWO", "name": "Valley View Rd and Wooddale Ave"}, {"stopOrder": 15, "code": "SODA", "name": "Southdale Transit Center"}, {"stopOrder": 16, "code": "PKGA", "name": "Gallagher Dr and Parklawn Ave"}, {"stopOrder": 17, "code": "FRMN", "name": "France Between 76th St and Minnesota Dr"}, {"stopOrder": 18, "code": "MNTC", "name": "Minnesota Dr and France Ave"}, {"stopOrder": 19, "code": "77CO", "name": "77th St W and Computer Ave"}, {"stopOrder": 20, "code": "78PI", "name": "Picture Dr and 78th St W"}]

Nextrip

Example: http://metrotransitapi.appspot.com/nextrip?route=6&direction=1&stop=HEUP

Required parameters:

Sample output:

[{"time": "9 Min", "actual": true, "number": "6B", "name": "France Av \/Southdale \/ Via Woodale"}, {"time": "7:50", "actual": false, "number": "6E", "name": "Minn Drive \/ Xerxes Av \/ Southdale"}, {"time": "8:05", "actual": false, "number": "6D", "name": "Southdale\/France Av"}, {"time": "8:18", "actual": false, "number": "6E", "name": "Minn Drive \/ Xerxes Av \/ Southdale"}, {"time": "8:32", "actual": false, "number": "6B", "name": "France Av \/Southdale \/ Via Woodale"}, {"time": "8:47", "actual": false, "number": "6E", "name": "Minn Drive \/ Xerxes Av \/ Southdale"}]

Info & License

Developed by Corey Maul. Very loosely based on yourmuni by mihaysa (http://yourmuni.appspot.com)

Full source code is available at: http://www.github.com/cmaul/MetroTransit-API

Copyright (c) 2011 Corey Maul

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