Get a vehicle's real-time location by
Do not poll this more than once a minute per minute or attempt to retrieve data for every vehicle.
These are live, vehicle-centric results based on GPS and the latest information in our system. We've tried to pack as much useful data into the results so you can use this in conjunction with the other methods to piece together all the information about a given vehicle in real-time.
Vehicles send their GPS position over a very limited bandwidth data-radio. Because of this they only update their position every minute or so. Do not poll for a specific vehicle more than once ever 60 seconds. There will be little use in doing this anyway as the information will probably not have changed.
The route_id parameter can be a semicolon (
;) delaminated list of route_ids. This can be useful if you want to get vehicles for several associated routes such as the
vehicle_id is unique to each vehicle and indicates the vehicle's model year (e.g. 1352 is from 2013).
||(required) your API key|
||(required) id of the route for which you want vehicles.|
||vehicle number associated with vehicle|
||trip information for the departure|
||the last known latitude and longitude of the vehicle|
||The last stop that the vehicle served|
||The next stop that the vehicle will serve|
||The stop where the vehicle began it's trip|
||The stop where the vehicle will end its trip|
||The last time the vehicle sent a real-time location update to our system.|