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Demystifying​ ​Public​ ​Transit​ ​Data Bangalore & Indore - Sarai's Lives of Data v2.0

Demystifying​ ​Public​ ​Transit​ ​Data Bangalore & Indore - Sarai's Lives of Data v2.0

Exploring public bus transit data from Bangalore & Indore, the challenges and opportunities associated with it.


Gaurav Godhwani

January 05, 2018


  1. DEMYSTIFYING PUBLIC TRANSIT DATA Gaurav Godhwani (@gggodhwani) Image Source: By

    AM via Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 4.0, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities CC BY-NC 2.0 URL:,

    Hayathkhan via Wikipedia CC BY-SA 3.0 URL:
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  9. Bus No: 600

  10. Bus No: 601

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  12. EXPLORING PUBLIC TRANSIT IN INDORE Source: By Prateek Karandikar via

    Wikipedia CC BY-SA 3.0 URL: us_route_7.JPG
  13. System length: 277 Km Began operation: 26 January 2006, 11

    years ago Number of lines: 32 Number of stations: 426 Operator: Atal Indore City Transport Service Limited Locale: Indore, Mhow, Rau, Hatod, Pithampur, Manpur INDORE CITY BUSES BY NUMBER
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  15. May 10, 2013 Under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission

    URL: Source: By Dario Hidalgo, TheCItyFix URL: nsit-transport-landscape-ab-road-indore-india-prashanth-ba chu/
  16. And various Apps coming in the market, yet ‘accurate’ data

    is not available for general public
  17. But still most helpful information is given in this form

    when we citizens approach the authorities.
  18. And these are the routes published by AiCTSL

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  24. • Publishing this data in open, possibly in multiple formats

    like Comma Separated Values (CSVs), General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS), etc. • Performing various city transit analysis like - stop reachability, proximity analysis for schools, public institutions, etc • Engaging communities to utilize and publish such data on a regular basis • Advocacy with Atal Indore City Transport Services Ltd(AICTSL) and iBus NEXT STEPS
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  26. THANKS Gaurav Godhwani Email: Handle: gggodhwani