Monthly GTFS Quality Report
Big Blue Bus  ·  November 2021

This is a monthly report, generated by the California Integrated Travel Project (Cal-ITP), summarizing issues discovered by MobilityData’s GTFS Validator. This report is available for viewing by the general public to support continuous improvement of GTFS data and the experience of transit passengers.


Current GTFS Feed Info

03-26-2022
Feed End Date
0
Days With No Service
21
Routes
922
Stops
Has RT Feed
This feed includes GTFS-Realtime (GTFS-RT). Realtime data contributes to a better rider experience by letting riders know exactly when their bus or train is coming, as well as detour and trip cancellation info. It also enables Cal-ITP to support transit agencies with analyses such as our California Transit Speed Maps, viewable by clicking the button above. Certain feeds may include RT data but not have a speed map available. To generate a speed map, we require GTFS-RT Vehicle Positions data that matches the rest of the GTFS feed. Additionally, we don't currently generate speed maps for rail service. Please contact us at [email protected] with any questions about GTFS-RT data or suggestions for analysis products.

About the November Daily Service Level Charts

  • These charts show the total hours of transit service described by the active feed for each day.
  • Since service levels often vary by the day of the week, it is split into three charts for weekdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
  • Flat lines indicate consistent levels of service throughout the month.
  • Short drops may indicate temporary reduced service, such as for holidays, gaps in feed publishing, or potential inaccuracies.
  • Please reach out to our help desk at [email protected] with any questions.

Service hours per weekday in the active feed

Service hours per Saturday in the active feed

Service hours per Sunday in the active feed


About the November Identifier Change Charts

  • These charts show the percentage of stop and route IDs that have changed since the previous month.
  • Stop and route IDs are important identifiers for GTFS feed consumers to correctly parse feeds.
  • It is a GTFS Best Practice to keep these consistent between feed versions whenever possible.
  • More than 5% being new or dropped is a cause for attention, especially if there hasn't been a major service or route change.
  • Please reach out to our help desk at [email protected] with any questions.

Changes from November 01 to November 30


Consistency with the California GTFS Minimum Guidelines

Do the following files/fields exist? 2021-11-07 2021-11-21
Visual display shapes.txt
Navigation levels.txt
pathways.txt
Fares fare_leg_rules.txt
fare_rules.txt
Technical contacts feed_info.txt
Validation errors observed
Error Name Error Description Severity
duplicate_fare_rule_zone_id_fields Each of the following fields should be unique in fare_rules.txt: fare_rules.route_id, fare_rules.origin_id, fare_rules.contains_id and fare_rules.destination_id ERROR
feed_expiration_date At any time, the published GTFS dataset should be valid for at least the next 7 days, and ideally for as long as the operator is confident that the schedule will continue to be operated. If possible, the GTFS dataset should cover at least the next 30 days of service. WARNING
missing_required_field A required field is blank. ERROR