RTS REST Real-Time Schedule Data
Lines are the routes that buses run along. These are different than routes in that they are separated out deeper than the routes visible in our schedule documents. For example, the 1 route would be different from the 1X/8X route, even though the 1 Park/Lake schedule would show both.
||Returns a list of routes based on a number of possible input parameters.
||Returns a list of the directions that a particular route travels in.
||Returns a list of coordinates which allow the route's line to be drawn on a map.
||Returns a list of the stops along a given route.
A trip is each individual trip that a bus will make along a route.
||Returns a list of trips based on a number of possible input parameters.
||Returns a list of timepoints for a particular trip.
|Returns data about timepoints based on a number of possible input parameters.
A stop is any location that a bus will stop. This could be anything from a street stop to the RTS garage. These methods allow you to find information about the stops, and also determine when a bus is scheduled to stop at any particular stop along its route.
A vehicle is any vehicle that RTS uses. This includes buses, cars and work trucks.
||Returns a list of vehicles based on a number of possible input parameters.
A service alert is a notification to the public regarding a change in service due to a variety of factors including events, construction and the like.
These calls are used to obtain real-time up-to-date information regarding the position of buses or when they are expected at a given stop.
||Given a bus stop or optional route, this call returns the next arrivals for that stop, with an ETA provided based on the real-time position of the bus.