Mass Transit

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Element Description

ID
Primary key.
Name
Common name of the metro region.
Description
Description of the metro region.
ID
Primary key.
Name
System name.
Short Name
System short name, typically an acronym or abbreviation of the Name.
Metro Region
UMI-defined ID for the primary metropolitan region served by the system.
Country
The primary country served by the system.
Language
The primary language for the transit system.
Coverage Class
Description of the area of coverage provided by the system, including name of covered area.
Coverage
The primary currency used by the transit system.
Currency
Notes regarding restrictions on transporting bicycles on vehicles in the system.
Bicycle Notes
Whether or not bicycles are allowed on vehicles in the system. Empty field indicates value is unknown.
Timezone
Timezone for the system's schedule.
URL
The URL for the system's website.
Phone
The voice telephone number for the system
ID
Primary key.
Name
Name of the station.
Latitude
The latitude of the station.
Longitude
The longitude of the station.
Elevation
The elevation of the station, which may differ from the elevation of the stops within the station.
Shelter
Type of shelter provided by the station itself. Individual stops within the station may provide different shelter. Indoor means the station has some portion that is completely indoors. Covered means that the stations is not indoors, but provides some portion that is covered. Uncovered means that the station is entirely outdoors and provides no cover.
Hours
Operating hours for the station.
Address
Official street address for the station as provided by the system agency. Will be empty if the system agency does not provide a street address.
Address2
Second line of official street address for the station as provided by the system agency.
City
City in which the station is located. If the system agency provides a street address for the station, the city will be from this address. Otherwise the city will be the primary city in which this station is located.
Display City
Alternative name to be used for display of the city name. Typical usage is to include borough name for display within larger cities (e.g. Brooklyn v. New York).
State
State or province in which the station is located. If the system agency provides a street address for the station, the state will be from this address. Otherwise the state will be the primary state or province in which this station is located. In the USA and Canada, these are the official two-letter codes.
Postal Code
Official postal code for the station as provided by the system agency. Will be empty if the system agency does not provide a street address.
Country
The primary country in which this station is located.
Accessible
Whether or not the station is accessible to persons with disabilities. This field is calculated as a rollup of values from stops within the station. Partial indicates that some stops are accessible, but not all. indicates that accessibility is unknown.
Accessibility Notes
Contains additional information about accessibility that might be useful to persons with disabilities in accessing the station.
Bike Lockers
Whether or not the station has bicycle lockers. indicates this value is unknown.
Bike Parking
Whether or not the station has bicycle racks dedicated to transit riders. indicates this value is unknown.
Elevator
Whether or not the station has an elevator.
Escalator
Whether or not the station has an escalator.
Free Parking
Whether or not the station has free parking. This will only be set to true if some parking exists which is always free. indicates the value is unknown.
Luggage Check
Whether or not the station has a staffed left luggage area. indicates value is unknown.
Luggage Lockers
Whether or not the station has luggage lockers. indicates value is unknown.
Paid Parking
Whether or not the station has paid parking. This will be set to true if some parking exists that is paid parking at some time. indicates the value is unknown.
Parking
Whether or not the station has a designated parking area for transit riders. indicates this value is unknown.
Parking Hours
Operating hours for the station parking areas.
Parking Maximum Duration
Maximum permitted parking time in hours. indicates unknown. -1 indicates unlimited parking duration.
Parking Notes
Additional information about station parking.
Parking Space Count
Parking spaces available in station parking areas.
Payphones
Whether or not this station has payphones. indicates value is unknown.
Permit Parking
Whether or not the station has permit-only parking. This will be set to true if some parking exists that requires a permit. indicates the value is unknown.
Realtime Updates URL
URL to website or RSS feed for real-time updates for the station.
Retail Amenities
Whether or not there are any retail amenities within the station. indicates the value is uknown.
Retail Amenities Notes
Describes the retail amenities available within the station.
Schedule URL
URL to website or RSS feed for schedules for the station.
Service Level
The type of service provided by this station. indicates value is unknown.
Smoking Area
Whether or not smoking is permitted in some area(s) within the station. indicates value is unknown.
URL
URL for the website of the station.
Taxi Service
Whether or not a taxi queue is available at a station. Will be set to true if there is a taxi queue available at any of the stations egresses. indicates value is unknown.
Toilets
Whether or not there are toilets at the station.
Location Description
Description of the station location. This value is intended to be meaningful for display to help someone find the station.This will often be the nearest intersection (e.g. Washington and Jefferson). Value will be if the station name adequately describes the station location.
ID
Primary key.
Name
Stop name.
Station ID
Station ID. Will be if the stop is not associated with any station.
Location Description
Description of the stop location. This value is intended to be meaningful for display to help someone find the stop. For stops without stations, this will often be the nearest intersection (e.g. Washington and Jefferson). and the value will be if the station name adequately describes the station location. If the stop is within a station, the value will describe the stop's location within the station.
Latitude
Latitude of the stop.
Longitude
Longitude of the stop.
Elevation
The elevation of the stop. indicates value is unknown.
Shelter
Type of shelter provided by the stop itself. Indoor means the stop has some portion that is completely indoors. Covered means that the stop is not indoors, but provides some portion that is covered. Uncovered means that the stop is entirely outdoors and provides no cover.
City
City in which the station is located. If the system agency provides a street address for the stop the city will be from this address. Otherwise the city will be the primary city in which this stop is located.
Display City
Alternative name to be used for display of the city name. Typical usage is to include borough name for display within larger cities (e.g. Brooklyn v. New York).
State
State or province in which the stop is located. If the system agency provides a street address for the stop, the state will be from this address. Otherwise the state will be the primary state or province in which this stop is located. In the USA and Canada, these are the official two-letter codes.
Country
The primary country in which this station is located.
Accessible
Whether or not the stop is accessible to persons with disabilities. indicates that accessibility is unknown.
Accessibility Notes
Contains additional information about accessibility that might be useful to persons with disabilities in accessing the stop.
Fare Zone
GTFS fare zone
Service Level
The type of service provided by this stop indicates value is unknown.
URL
The URL for the website for the stop.
Stop Code
GTFS stop_code
ID
Primary key.
Station ID
Station ID.
Name
"Official" name. Egresses typically are not given names, but in some stations have signage that provides a descriptive name. This value is intended to be meaningful for routing users to exits from within a station.
Location Description
Description of the egress location. This value is intended to be meaningful for display to help someone find the stop. For stops without stations, this will often be the nearest intersection (e.g. Washington and Jefferson). and the value will be if the station name adequately describes the station location. If the stop is within a station, the value will describe the stop's location within the station.
Serves All Stops
Whether or not the egress serves all stop at the station.
Entrance
Whether or not this egress allows entrance to the station.
Exit
Whether or not this egress allows exit from the station.
Entrance Hours
The hours during which the egress is used as an entrance. If Entrance is true, indicates value is unknown, otherwise it is not appicable.
Exit Hours
The hours during which the egress is used as an exit. If Exit is true, indicates value is unknown, otherwise it is not appicable.
Latitude
Latitude of the egress.
Longitude
Longitude of the egress.
Elevation
The elevation of the egress. indicates value is unknown.
Taxi
Whether or not a taxi queue is available at the egress. indicates value is unknown.
Accessibility
Whether or not the egress is accessible to persons with disabilities. indicates that accessibility is unknown.
Elevator
Whether or not egress has an elevator visible from the egress threshold. Primarily used for visual identification of the egress. Refer to Egress-Stop table for definitive information about elevator access between the egress and a specific stop within the station.
Escalator
Whether or not egress has an escalator visible from the egress threshold. Primarily used for visual identification of the egress. Refer to Egress-Stop table for definitive information about escalator access between the egress and a specific stop within the station.
Stairs
Whether or not egress has stairs visible from the egress threshold. Primarily used for visual identification of the egress. Refer to Egress-Stop table for definitive information about stairway access between the egress and a specific stop within the station.
Egress ID
Egress ID.
Stop ID
Stop ID.
Accessible
Whether or not the stop is accessiblefrom the egress to persons with disabilities. indicates that accessibility is unknown.
Stairs Required on Entry
Whether or not a rider must use stairs to enter through the egress to reach the stop.
Stairs Required on Exit
Whether or not a ride must use stairs to exit through the egress when leaving the stop.
ID
Primary key.
System ID
Transit system ID.
Name
Name of the line.
Short Name
A short name commonly used by riders to refer to the line.
Description
Description of the line.
Line Color
Color used to render the line visually.
Text Color
Color for rendering text labels on maps.
Vehicles Accessible
Whether or not vehicles on the line are accessible to persons with disabilities. Not all stops served by the line need be accessible.
Branched Line
Whether or not the line has multiple branches.
Express
Whether or not the line is an express line.
Food Service
Whether or not food service is available on vehicles of the line.
Toilets
Whether or not toilets are available on vehicles of the line.
Sleeping Car
Whether or not vehicles of the line have sleeping cars or berths.
Smoking
Whether or not smoking is permitted in some areas of vehicles of the line.
Vehicle Type
The type of vehicle used on the line.
URL
The URL for the web site of the line.
System ID
Transit system ID.
Egress ID
Egress ID.
Fare Machine
Whether or not the station has a fare vending maching for the system. indicates the value is unknown.
Fare Machine Payment Types
Array of payment types accepted for fare purchase at the fare vending machines.
Attendant
Whether or not the egress has an attendant for the system. See attendant_hours for hours during which the attendant is present, and attendant_pay_types for types of payment (if any) accepted for fare purchase. indicates this value is unknown.
Attendant Hours
Hours during which the attendant is available.
Attendent Payment Types
Array of payment types accepted for fare purchase from the attendant. indicates this value is unknown. An empty array indicates that the attendant provides information only and does not sell tickets.
System ID
Transit system ID.
Station ID
Station ID.
Fare Machine
Whether or not the station has a fare vending maching for the system. indicates the value is unknown.
Fare Machine Payment Types
Array of payment types accepted for fare purchase at fare vending machines.
Attendant
Whether or not the station has an attendant for the system. See attendant_hours for hours during which an attendant is present, and attendant_pay_types for types of payment (if any) accepted for fare purchase. indicates this value is unknown.
Attendant Hours
Hours during which an attendant is available.
Attendent Payment Types
Array of payment types accepted for fare purchase from an attendant. indicates this value is unknown. An empty array indicates that the attendant provides information only and does not sell tickets.
Stop ID
Stop ID.
Line ID
Line ID.