Why Use the Public Transit API?
The Public Transit API provides resources to address the following high-level use cases:
|Discover public transit options in a geolocation.||Based on a WGS-84 compliant latitude and longitude, search for nearby stations, determine what public transit information is available in the area (e.g. transit lines and departure times), and discover how far a person can travel by public transit within a certain time frame.|
|Request public transit routes.|| Based on WGS-84 compliant start and end points, request public transit routes making use of all avalable transit types in a given city or metropolitan area. |
You can tailor transit route calculation for different use cases by: