The <agency/> element models agencies in OneBusAway. Agencies are directly mapped from entries in the GTFS agency.txt file from the GTFS feeds that power an API instance.
<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> </agency>
The fields of the agency element closely match the fields defined for agencies in the GTFS spec.
A few important details: