The following examples show what can result from the opening of the customer information data of ÖV Schweiz.
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The application “Berliner Linien” is an experimental website. It shows public transport line networks generated from GTFS files, which offer the user a high degree of interactivity.
The visualization of arrival data consists of two parts: On the left or above the xy diagram with the arriving trains, which drive along the x-axis into the station. If a delay is predicted, it is indicated by an ascent on the y-axis.
Patrick Roten and Mathias Zuber
The different graphs show the corresponding distributions. In combination with filter functions, insights from the visualization can be gained.
David Bösiger and Dominik Briner
Want to know how many trains arrive late at your train station? Simply search the name of your train station in the search bar. A type-ahead function helps you to find the train station your looking for faster.
Home by two
Plan your outings down to the minute based on past performance on Strava. During the activity, Home by Two will tell you wether you are on schedule and estimates the time of return accordingly. If you change your plans, you can easily find the best connection back home.
Departures in public transport in Switzerland
Stations – the perfect app for commuters! Stations is for all regular public transport users in Switzerland who know “their” stations and connections and want to find out quickly and easily about the next departure times, delays and possible track changes.
In the public transport view you can see information about subways, buses, trains and ferries, specially adapted to each city for which it is available. Plan an exact route, keep an eye on timetables, get detailed directions or ask Siri where you’re going. You can also add a specific public transport line to your favorites and get the latest information or reminders. The list of supported locations is getting longer and longer.
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26 cantons as quickly as possible by public transport.
In order to break the current record of 17 hours and 19 minutes, the timetable was optimised with an algorithm based on SBB’s opendata. The RTS reported on this in its show “19h30”. In the meantime, the algorithm has also been described in a publication of the geomatic magazine XYZ.
This app is a must-have for all public transport users with an Apple Watch.
Quick and easy access to departure times on your Apple Watch or simply find the nearest stop in your area. Works with all public transport: nearby stations + departures, connection details, home, favorites, map to station, notifications, rail traffic information (RSS)
This app is your personal public transport assistant for Switzerland!
Whether you use it for your daily shuttle service or for a hike in the Alps, this application offers you live connections throughout Switzerland.
TakeMeHome.ch gets you to your destination faster with public transport in Switzerland.
After you have entered your 4 main destinations in the “Settings”, you can easily display the next “fastest” connections from a nearby stop to your destination.
Reference book for public transport in Switzerland.
The search for the next departure time of frequently used public transport connections can be problematic if the app used is too complicated or starts too slowly. QuickÖV solves this problem by allowing the user to define preferred connections and display them immediately after startup.
GeoNames.org is a global geographic database available under a cc-by license. The data often comes from national data sources (such as Swisstopo in Switzerland). In addition, a wiki edit interface is available which allows users to make simple changes.
With the app you can find an optimal public transport meeting point for people from different corners of Switzerland. The public transport travel times have been prepared on the basis of the timetable data.