Bus Locations

URL: ws://streaming.smartcolumbusos.com/socket/websocket

Data Description: This data streams a JSON representation of a modified GTFS vehicle location feed that provides near real time locations for COTA buses. A link to the standard can be found here: https://developers.google.com/transit/gtfs/reference/

Sample: Node JS Example using ws library (This example uses this library https://github.com/websockets/ws)

const WebSocket = require('ws');

const ws = new WebSocket('wss://streaming.smartcolumbusos.com/socket/websocket');

ws.on('open', function open() {
    let joinMesage = { "topic": "vehicle_position", "event": "phx_join", "payload": {}, "ref": 1 }
    console.log('starting listener')

ws.on('message', function incoming(data) {

// ping the server every 30 seconds to let it know we're still here
setInterval(function ping() {
    let heartbeat = { "topic": "phoenix", "event": "heartbeat", "payload": {}, "ref": 1 }
}, 30000)

Example: Uses wsta to read data into a terminal

wsta -I --ping 50 --ping-msg '{"topic":"phoenix","event":"heartbeat","payload":{},"ref":"1"}' \
    'wss://streaming.smartcolumbusos.com/socket/websocket' \

Terminal example using https://github.com/esphen/wsta

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