OpenTripPlanner is an open source multi-modal trip planner released under LGPL. The software is at version 0.3 and currently implements:

  • Plans true multi-modal trips combining walking, biking and transit
  • Plans wheelchair accessible trips
  • Plans depart by/arrive by trips
  • Takes road type, bike lane, and elevation data into account when planning bike trips
  • Show elevation maps for bike trips
  • Imports data from GTFS, shapefiles, OpenStreetMap, and the National Elevation Dataset
  • Plans trips in about 100ms in a moderate sized city
  • Exposes a RESTful API (XML and JSON), which other apps or front-ends can build on

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