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=== Update: Transport Analyst (2017) ===
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=== OpenTripPlanner: Analyst Extension ===
 
In addition to features for trip planning, [[OpenTripPlanner]] (OTP) includes analysis tools within the core software package.  For example, OTP servers can produce travel time graphic representations (i.e., isochrone) map tiles.  OTP developers are now building out this framework to support off-line batch computations using large sets of origins and destinations, whose locations and attributes can be loaded from CSV, Shapefile, or raster file formats.  Functions applied over the set of origins and destinations can produce cumulative opportunities accessibility measures, which are conceptually similar to an advanced version of Walk Score or Transit Score feature <ref>Jarrett Walker. (2011). "Beyond "transit scores": an exchange with matt lerner." January 24, 2011. Accessed:  from http://www.humantransit.org/2011/01/beyond-transit-scores-an-exchange-with-matt-lerner.html</ref>.  Therefore, OTP is also usable as a visualization application.
 
In addition to features for trip planning, [[OpenTripPlanner]] (OTP) includes analysis tools within the core software package.  For example, OTP servers can produce travel time graphic representations (i.e., isochrone) map tiles.  OTP developers are now building out this framework to support off-line batch computations using large sets of origins and destinations, whose locations and attributes can be loaded from CSV, Shapefile, or raster file formats.  Functions applied over the set of origins and destinations can produce cumulative opportunities accessibility measures, which are conceptually similar to an advanced version of Walk Score or Transit Score feature <ref>Jarrett Walker. (2011). "Beyond "transit scores": an exchange with matt lerner." January 24, 2011. Accessed:  from http://www.humantransit.org/2011/01/beyond-transit-scores-an-exchange-with-matt-lerner.html</ref>.  Therefore, OTP is also usable as a visualization application.
  
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Latest revision as of 01:02, 10 February 2017

OTP Analyst
OpenTripPlanner-logo.png
Vendor OpenTripPlanner
License GNU Lesser General Public License
Documentation docs.opentripplanner.org/ en/latest/Analyst/
Website http://www.opentripplanner.org/analyst/



Update: Transport Analyst (2017)

OpenTripPlanner: Analyst Extension has been superseded by open-source software called Transport Analyst.

OpenTripPlanner: Analyst Extension

In addition to features for trip planning, OpenTripPlanner (OTP) includes analysis tools within the core software package. For example, OTP servers can produce travel time graphic representations (i.e., isochrone) map tiles. OTP developers are now building out this framework to support off-line batch computations using large sets of origins and destinations, whose locations and attributes can be loaded from CSV, Shapefile, or raster file formats. Functions applied over the set of origins and destinations can produce cumulative opportunities accessibility measures, which are conceptually similar to an advanced version of Walk Score or Transit Score feature [1]. Therefore, OTP is also usable as a visualization application.

The above-described capabilities are being developed as part of the “Analyst Extension” for OTP. More information on OTP Analyst Extension is available in the OTP Analyst portions of the OpenPlans [2] and OpenTripPlanner [3] websites.

References

  1. Jarrett Walker. (2011). "Beyond "transit scores": an exchange with matt lerner." January 24, 2011. Accessed: from http://www.humantransit.org/2011/01/beyond-transit-scores-an-exchange-with-matt-lerner.html
  2. OpenPlans. "OpenTripPlanner: Analyst Extension." Accessed August 1, 2012 from http://analyst.opentripplanner.org/
  3. Andrew Byrd. (2012). "Visualizing urban accessibility with OpenTripPlanner Analyst." July 2, 2012. Accessed: from http://opentripplanner.com/2012/07/visualizing-urban-accessibility-with-opentripplanner-analyst/