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We Built a GTFS to GeoJSON extraction tool

We Built a GTFS to GeoJSON extraction tool
Photo by Alvaro Reyes / Unsplash

So its been a while since we last spoke.

I have been in the lab working on what is coming for TransitChat next, but more on that to come.

How to convert your gtfs to geojson with the new free TransitChat tool

Since I began the rewrite of TransitChat in the beginning of the year there has been a lot of talk about what is next for public transit software on the web.

A couple of weeks back there was some discussion about whether or not GTFS should have GeoJSON in the standard. Which honestly is kind of a big deal for a lot of people. Being able to visualize this information on the web without converting it on the fly is important to building great web applications.

For years I have been doing this to visualize route and trips on a scheduled basis, but after a webinar about adding GeoJSON to the GTFS feed and whether or not there was sufficient support for smaller agencies. I decided to open up my GTFS to GeoJSON conversion to the web.

If you are just needing a quick visual of a transit agencies stops and routes you can take a look at the link below