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Method: agency

Retrieve info for a specific transit agency identified by id

Sample Response

<response>
  <version>2</version>
  <code>200</code>
  <text>OK</text>
  <currentTime>1270614730908</currentTime>
  <data class="entryWithReferences">
    <references/>
    <entry class="agency">
      <id>1</id>
      <name>Metro Transit</name>
      <url>America/Los_Angeles</url>
      <timezone>America/Los_Angeles</timezone>
      <lang>en</lang>
      <phone>206-553-3000</phone>
      <disclaimer>Transit scheduling, geographic, and real-time data provided by permission of King County</disclaimer>
    </entry>
  </data>
</response>

Request Parameters

  • id - the id of the agency, encoded directly in the url:
    • http://api.onebusaway.org/api/where/agency/[ID GOES HERE].xml

Response

For more details on the fields returned for an agency, see the documentation for the <agency/> element.