The good Germans at the University of Freiburg and geOps have put together a map that tracks real-time public transit data, visualizing the movement of buses and trains in New York City as it happens. The whole thing is really quite cool, as it pulls both real-time GPS and static scheduling data from the MTA, Port Authority, LIRR, and other local transportation agencies; the results are astonishingly accurate.
TRAVIC also tracks public transit in lots of other cities all over the world, if you feel so inclined to look up bus schedules in Budapest or wherever.
· TRAVIC [official]
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