[Chicago] SkinnyCorp Venue for September?

Warren Lindsey warren.lindsey at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 08:23:30 CEST 2008

Whoops, hit send before adding the codey-bit.

The cta data is published to google as a GTFS feed.  You can parse the
stops, times, and routes out with this script:


On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 1:13 AM, Warren Lindsey
<warren.lindsey at gmail.com> wrote:
> Google transit will show you the next scheduled train to arrive at your location. Not quite gps but still a good estimate. Gmaps supports transit data on iphone and windows mobile.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Tobin <korpios at korpios.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 11:30 PM
> To: The Chicago Python Users Group <chicago at python.org>
> Subject: Re: [Chicago] SkinnyCorp Venue for September?
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 10:02 PM, Jordan Sherer <jordan at widefido.com> wrote:
>> This is pretty great for the iPhone:
>> http://ctabustracker.com/bustime/home.jsp
>> There is a text-only version for other mobile devices as well:
>> http://ctabustracker.com/bustime/wireless/html/home.jsp
>> I love knowing EXACTLY when the bus will come.
> Woah ... I never knew about that.  Nice!  Now they just need one for
> the trains, too, and a location-enabled iPhone app that tells you what
> buses will be arriving soon exactly where you are ... ::keeps
> dreaming::  ^_^
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