Make changes for a network, some routes, or stops. Changes can be categorized as Cancellation, Modification or Addition.Suspend services
GTFS Service Alerts
Provide the alert information with
effect=NO_SERVICE that targets the affected services, like agencies, modes, routes, direction, or stops. The affected trips are included in the directions results but show up in the disrupted section on the Google Maps app.
Add manual service alerts with
effect=NO_SERVICE in Transit partner dashboard.
Changes take 24-48 hours to show up on Google Maps. Use this option if you don’t want to show the canceled service.
exception_type=2 or use
calendar.txt with day fields populated with
Make sure that the period of service as defined by the
feed_end_date fields in
feed_info.txt covers the period of the service’s suspension or cancellation.
To cancel multiple unrelated trips, group all canceled trips within specific
service_ids. Then, cancel these
To remove the service at each stop, define
stop_times.txt. This effectively closes service for each trip. You can use this solution in either of the following scenarios:
- The cancellation applies to all trips with service at this stop.
- The stop is canceled for only some trips.
Agencies can update the schedule for future trips and not affect the current schedule. To do this, provide a feed that contains the future schedule with the appropriate
feed_start_date field in
If the feed is set to expire soon, we’ll send you multiple notifications. Make sure that your notifications are set up properly in the Transit partner dashboard so you don’t miss this information.
calendar.txtto specify when those routes are active. The static feed takes 24-48 hours to update on Google maps.