Accessing HSR open data

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A friend of mine recently asked about how to get at the HSR open data used during the HSR real-time data hackathon. Great question, and I’ve copied the response from Open Hamilton below for whoever else is curious:

You can access the HSR open data here:

You can read about the Realtime GTFS file format here:

The data is in Google’s “protocol buffers” format. You can read about that here:


Also, check out this cool real-time map that shows you where every busy in the city is currently!


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Kevin Browne
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