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The website hasn't updated for me since yesterday at 13:31.

Is this a problem on your end, Felix? I notice that both exo and STM stopped updating at the same time, plus the STM real time info is working on Transit.

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5 hours ago, Gerbil said:

The website hasn't updated for me since yesterday at 13:31.

Is this a problem on your end, Felix? I notice that both exo and STM stopped updating at the same time, plus the STM real time info is working on Transit.

I have been aware of this problem. My server is not able to reach STM servers, but I don't know (yet) why. I am trying to put a new server online but it will take some time.

Sorry about this!

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Beta version of Montreal Transit Tracker version 2 is now out!

https://transittracker.ca

Please note that this is a beta version, expect some bugs. Please report any bug to me here or by private message.

Know issues :

  • For now, the app will not load on old browsers such as Internet Explorer. Edge is also affected.
  • Map : performance issue with a lot of buses

Hope you like it!

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It's wonderful! So far it looks it's working fine, although I have a couple of minor things:

- I didn't see it in the settings, but can I have more categories of data available? For example, the current stop sequence column is pretty useful.

- I see it's sorting route numbers in string again. Could it be sorted in numbers?

When beta is over, will the link still be the same or will it switch to the new website? Or will there be a redirect?

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12 minutes ago, Frozen Yogurt said:

It's wonderful! So far it looks it's working fine, although I have a couple of minor things:

- I didn't see it in the settings, but can I have more categories of data available? For example, the current stop sequence column is pretty useful.

- I see it's sorting route numbers in string again. Could it be sorted in numbers?

When beta is over, will the link still be the same or will it switch to the new website? Or will there be a redirect?

Thanks for your comment! Data is provided by agencies and they are not consitent. STM has current status and current stop sequence while exo have speed and bearing. Meanwhile, STL dosen't even have trip id! I have completely forgotten the sorting, I'll modify it for the next build.

transittracker.ca will be the new home for the application. I plan to redirect the old GitHub address to transittracker.ca after the end of the beta.

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The following agencies have been added : exo La Presqu'île, exo Sud-ouest, exo Terrebonne-Mascouche and exo Sorel-Varennes*.

Head over to the settings page to see the new options.

*There is only 5 buses connected, for now.

exo Haut-Saint-Laurent has no bus for now and exo Chambly-Richelieu-Carignan is not setup yet (does anyone have seen a Chrono unit in one of CRC buses?).

I have upgraded the server to fix some issues regarding reliability. The next beta should come out by next week.

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It's an excellent tracker. One question: Will Ville de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu be included in a future update? Or which other property are you hoping to add to it in future?

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8 hours ago, Chris W said:

It's an excellent tracker. One question: Will Ville de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu be included in a future update? Or which other property are you hoping to add to it in future?

Thanks for your feedback!

My app will only fetch open data and for now, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu doesn't have any. I just sent an email to their agency to see if this will change in the future.

In the next update, exo Haut-Saint-Laurent should be added and by the end of the year exo Chambly-Richelieu-Carignan should follow (if the equipment is installed inside the bus). This will cover much of the greater Montreal area.

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I been using this website to find which buses are running on which routes and its really useful, the only thing i would suggest is have the direction the bus is going, for example 15 direction: East, it would make it much more easier 

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16 hours ago, Transitfan39 said:

I been using this website to find which buses are running on which routes and its really useful, the only thing i would suggest is have the direction the bus is going, for example 15 direction: East, it would make it much more easier 

Thank you for your feedback! Trip information (including headsign) have been added to version 2.0, wich is now in beta at transittracker.ca.

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Your Transit Tracker app is excellent. I love how the UI looks in the beta version (it is a major improvement from the previous version).

I noticed that when I compare the two Transit Trackers (GitHub and the one in beta), I noticed that there is a difference in the total number of items for the tables (list of buses tracking). For instance, in GitHub there are a total of 1092 items, whereas the beta version only has 727 items.

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7 hours ago, Blue Hybrid Bus said:

Your Transit Tracker app is excellent. I love how the UI looks in the beta version (it is a major improvement from the previous version).

I noticed that when I compare the two Transit Trackers (GitHub and the one in beta), I noticed that there is a difference in the total number of items for the tables (list of buses tracking). For instance, in GitHub there are a total of 1092 items, whereas the beta version only has 727 items.

I've learned a lot since version 1 and I am really happy on the UI of version 2. I'm glad you like it!

Regarding the difference in vehicules count, it happens sometimes but I don't know why. It's the main reason why it's still in beta...

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Beta 5 is now online. If your browser has a cached version of the app, you might experiment some UI bugs. This will be sorted for the final version, before February.

@Blue Hybrid Bus The problem should now be fixed!

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Alright, so a couple of questions regarding v2.0:

1- I'm pretty sure a while ago, we were able to view the directions (headsign?) for STM buses, but lately I can't see this info anymore. Was it ever available? If so, would it be possible to get this info again?

2- Would there be a way to download the data as a csv file in this new version, as it's possible on the old GitHub page?

Thanks in advance for looking into this. The app is immensely useful, I'm very grateful it's available to us!

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@Blue Hybrid Bus I need more info, I will send you a PM.

@Frozen Yogurt headsign should now be fixed. The download interface is almost finished. For now, you can use the following link : STM

My March break is next week and I will try to finish up version 2.0! 

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It would be nice to have a dark mode for it! Maybe it could be an idea for a future feature for a future update! 

And for some reasons there's this bug when it auto-refresh it duplicates rows like @Blue Hybrid Bus mentioned previously!

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On 2/23/2020 at 8:49 PM, Technet9090 said:

It would be nice to have a dark mode for it! Maybe it could be an idea for a future feature for a future update! 

And for some reasons there's this bug when it auto-refresh it duplicates rows like @Blue Hybrid Bus mentioned previously!

Yes I'm working on a dark mode, but probably not in the next release!

Edit: I had extra time this week (finally!) and dark mode will be in the next update!

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After months of development, I am proud to present version 2.0.0 of Transit Tracker today! Since the beginning of July, 6,386 vehicles have been added, including 150 trams and 78 trains.

As of today, you can download the data presented in the application, view vehicles in the greater Toronto area and activate the dark theme if you are a fan!

And for STM vehicles, you can now see related trips using @Gerbil application.

Thank you to all beta testers!

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