July 9, 2013
Now offers 58 free third-party apps. The transit system began releasing data to the public to create apps in 2005.
May 30, 2013
After first releasing its schedule data in the industry-standard GTFS format to developers in 2009, the MBTA jumped to the forefront of sharing real-time transit data by making live location and prediction data for all 1,000 buses available to developers in 2010.
June 28, 2012
Move allows third-party developers plugging Google’s Maps product into their web and mobile applications to provide their users with public transit routes, color-coded transit layers, and schedules.
June 12, 2012
Apple says it will let third-party developers provide transit directions for its maps.
May 3, 2012
Challenges student software developers to use the agency’s raw performance data on commercial bus companies to create new apps and online solutions that enable consumers to make smart safety decisions when booking their bus travel.
August 20, 2009
Data includes full schedules and geographic information for all MBTA bus, rail, and ferry routes, along with several regional transit authorities.
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