hubot-nextbus

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Hubot Nextbus

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This Hubot package works with gtfs-rails-api. You provide an endpoint along with a latitude and longitude for it to obtain the next expected bus to a particular set of nearby stops.

Installation

In your hubot repository, run:

npm install hubot-nextbus --save

Then add hubot-nextbus to your external-scripts.json:

["hubot-nextbus"]

Configuration

Environment Variable Optional Description
HUBOT_NEXTBUS_LAT_LON No Default location for hubot nextbus, separated by a comma. (e.g. 36.1629191,-86.7813481)
HUBOT_NEXTBUS_STOP_ID Yes Specific identifier to use with hubot nextbus; if not set, falls back to latitude/longitude
HUBOT_NEXTBUS_BASE_URL Yes URL of a gtfs-rails-api instance; Defaults to Nashville, TN.

Usage

hubot nextbus

Returns the next bus for the nearest stop.

user> hubot nextbus
hubot> Upcoming Trips for [CHA7AWN] CHARLOTTE AVE & 7TH AVE N WB
  7:01 AM   #50 - CHARLOTTE WALMART            in a minute    
  7:15 AM   #17 - GREEN HILLS VIA 12TH AVE S   in 16 minutes  
  7:16 AM   #50 - CHARLOTTE WALMART            in 16 minutes  
  7:31 AM   #50 - CHARLOTTE WALMART            in 31 minutes  
  7:35 AM   #17 - GREEN HILLS VIA 12TH AVE S   in 36 minutes  

hubot nextbus stops

Get the list of stops nearby your configured latitude and longitude.

user> hubot nextbus stops
hubot> List of nearby stops:
hubot> - [CHA7AWN] CHARLOTTE AVE & 7TH AVE N WB
- [CHA7AEN] CHARLOTTE AVE & 7TH AVE N EB
- [6AVDEASN] 6TH AVE & DEADERICK ST SB
- [6AVDEANN] 6TH AVE N & DEADERICK ST NB
- [UNI7AWN] UNION ST & 7TH AVE N WB

hubot nextbus stop <stop id>

Returns the next bus for a given stop ID.

user> hubot nextbus stop PORGRENN
hubot> Upcoming Trips for [PORGRENN] PORTER RD & GREENWOOD AVE NB
  10:34 PM   #4 - INGLEWOOD   in 25 minutes  
  11:34 PM   #4 - INGLEWOOD   in an hour     
  12:32 AM   #4 - INGLEWOOD   in 2 hours 

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npm i hubot-nextbus

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