This is a React app that relies heavily on goodservice.io's APIs to dynamically generate real-time route maps for the New York City subway with the help of Mapbox, particularly useful when service changes regularly occur on weekends and overnights.
A Mapbox theme was created for this project and has been made public.
See it live at https://www.theweekendest.com.
Sign up for an account with Mapbox, get a token and add it to an
Download Stations.csv from the MTA's website and drop it in
Download the GTFS schedule files from MTA at https://web.mta.info/developers/developer-data-terms.html (agree to the terms, and then download the data for New York City Transit. (look for "GTFS"). Drop
To have nice looking paths, you'd need to parse out the
shapes.txtfile from the GTFS package. I wrote a script that takes .csv files to generate these paths. Each .csv file is expected to be a contiguous path for a train route. I took the first shape path (with some exceptions) for each route in
shapes.txtand dumped each into its own .csv file before running it.
ruby src/data/generate_json.rb ruby src/data/generate_transfers_json.rb yarn install yarn start