|Starting December 19, 2021, Swiftly replaces NextBus as Metro’s real time data provider. The NextBus API will still be available through January 2022. The Metro team will take that time to update api.metro.net to switch the backend to Swiftly and we will post updates here.|
Metro real time information data is available for use by software developers. The API gives you access to the positions of Metro vehicles in real time as they travel their routes. As of December 19, 2021, Metro will be publishing real time data through Swiftly’s APIs. Endpoints are available for GTFS-rt standard format for Trip Updates and Vehicle Positions.
GTFS-static data can be accessed here:
Migrating from Nextbus to the Swiftly API
For more information on how to use the API, please reference the Swiftly API Documentation
. Swiftly provides the GTFS-rt feed in Google Protocol Buffer binary format by default, although you are able to return the data in a human-readable format.
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Metro does not guarantee the accuracy of the data.
Metro’s official app partner is Transit App
, and Metro does not endorse any other application that uses this data.