Transit Data

Transit Data

Understand mobility in high-growth markets

Make data-driven decisions in emerging markets, informed by Transit Data from the complete public transport network. Identifying and advancing growth opportunities is challenging when Transit Data is incomplete, or unavailable. At WhereIsMyTransport, we change that. We map and maintain public transport network data in emerging markets—every mode, every operational style—delivering accurate, reliable, and fresh Transit Data in the global-standard GTFS format.

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World Bank

The mobility ground truth

Billions of people use public transport every day in Africa, Latin America, Southeast Europe, and South and Southeast Asia. Before WhereIsMyTransport, there was no central source of accurate, reliable public transport network data for these markets.

  • Identify opportunities in high-growth emerging markets
  • Enrich location-based evaluations with reliable data from every public transport route and mode—including flexible-route informal modes
  • Empower people with comprehensive data from the entire public transport network of a megacity—irrespective of administrative boundaries

Transit Data from WhereIsMyTransport advances understanding of movement, place, and opportunity in emerging markets.

Transit Data features

Attention to detail makes our Transit Data stand out. Up to 90% of emerging-market public transport network data is missing from other data providers. WhereIsMyTransport maps the entire network, with local teams in each city to keep data fresh. Our Transit Data, delivered in the global-standard GTFS format, includes:

  • Route information
  • Service operating times
  • Fare details
  • Accessibility data
  • Vehicle attributes (wifi, air conditioning, etc.)
  • Hyperlocal data (vehicle headsigns, route and stop names, route colours, iconography, etc.)

With all of this available from a single source, our Transit Data reflects the reality of emerging markets: the mobility ground truth for millions of commuters.

Our task team are able to use [data from WhereIsMyTransport] to provide insights into otherwise opaque markets
Steven Rubinyi, World Bank
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Leverage WhereIsMyTransport Transit Data

  • Evaluate transport impact: Understand and report on movement and place, informed by accurate, reliable, and comprehensive data from a city’s public transport network. Learn more

  • Identify economic trends: Unearth economic insights, improving precision by using high-frequency mobility data to understand economic trends in emerging markets. Learn more

  • Enrich consumer applications: Integrate complete Transit Data and deliver better results, supporting people in markets where the average commute is five hours every day. Learn more

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Using unique tools, on-the-ground expertise, and smart methodology, we produce unrivalled Transit Data in emerging markets. See how our data offering can help grow your business.

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