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Using GTFS Data in ArcGIS Network Analyst

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Generate GTFS Shapes version 0.4 beta.
Last update: 19 January 2017
Created by: Melinda Morang, Esri

Please read the User's Guide

NOTE: THIS TOOL REQUIRES ARCGIS 10.2.1 OR HIGHER (for better results, use 10.3 or higher) OR ARCGIS PRO 1.2 OR HIGHER.

System requirements:

  • ArcGIS 10.2.1 or higher with a Desktop Basic (ArcView) license, or ArcGIS Pro 1.2 or higher. (To run the ArcGIS Online version of Step 1, you will need ArcGIS 10.3 or higher or ArcGIS Pro.)
  • If you want to generate on-street route shapes (as opposed to straight lines connecting stops), you will need either a Network Analyst extension and a network dataset or an ArcGIS Online account with routing privileges and sufficient credits for your analysis.

Data requirements:

  • Valid GTFS dataset, with or without a shapes.txt file
  • If you want to generate on-street route shapes (as opposed to straight lines connecting stops), you will need either a Network Analyst extension and a network dataset or an ArcGIS Online account with routing privileges and sufficient credits for your analysis.

Are you a developer? This tool is available on GitHub.

I appreciate your questions, comments, and suggestions.
mmorang@esri.com