Transport

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OpendataCH / Transport

Swiss public transport API

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The backend of the Transport API changed on 31 July 2017. Read more on opendata.ch.

Transport API

Build

The Transport API allows interested developers to build their own applications using public timetable data, whether they're on the web, the desktop or mobile devices.

Feel free to fork this project implement your own ideas or send pull requests.

Installation

You can install the Transport API on your own server, however we recommend the usage of transport.opendata.ch.

$ git clone git://github.com/OpendataCH/Transport.git transport
$ cd transport
$ composer install

Also make sure, the directory

transport/var/
is writable.

If you cloned the repository inside your document root, the API is now accessible at http://localhost/transport/web/api.php/v1/. However we recommend setting the document root to

transport/web/
and using the provided
.htaccess
to route API requests to
api.php
.

Or you can start it with the PHP's built-in webserver (not recommended for a production setup, but the easy way to get started locally)

php -S localhost:8000

And then access it with http://localhost:8000/web/api.php

Configuration

To define your own configuration for the API copy the file

config.php.sample
to
config.php
and override the variables you want to change.

Statistics

You can get some basic statistics for the API by configuring a Redis server in your configuration (

$redis
) and have a look at http://localhost/transport/web/stats.php.

Development

XSD for the XML Fahrplan API is available here: hafasXMLInterface.xsd

Troubleshooting

Missing package php-xml

If you're running Ubuntu and

composer install
produces the error message
Your requirements could not be resolved to an installable set of packages.

you can try to install the package

php-xml
using the command
sudo apt install php-xml

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