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This application will find the position of a Pierce Transit coach and show it's location on a map.
Pierce Transit operates in the Tacoma WA area; Metro (Seattle) and Intercity (Olympia) and Sound Transit Coaches are also found.
This version uses "Route and arrival data provided by permission of Pierce Transit" and "Public Transit data powered by OneBusAway"
If you are a transit passenger you will find OneBusAway better suited for your needs.
Please let me know if you are having any problems with this application or if you have any ideas for improvement.
It will upload to a FTP site the most recent GPS position of the Android smart phone that is configured for each vehicle.
The Data uploaded is a CSV file formatted: device time, Vehicle ID, Block/run number, Operator ID, Longitude, Latitude, GPS time, GPS accuracy
An FTP site needs to be set up, and the program configured, to match it.
For testing the data may be written to the device SD card.
The files written are: [the vehicle id].DAT, a file with just the most recent location.
or [the vehicle id + today's date].LOG, a file with all of today's locations with the newest written last.
This is meant to provide the raw data that can eventually by used by a program like One Bus Away