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Free source of AIS data (API)

The Norwegian Coastal Administration have an open AIS stream available, licensed under the Norwegian Licence for Open Government Data (NLOD) 2.0. It's a TCP endpoint that you can access with a tool ...
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Is there any international public transport data?

TRAVIC has a list of public transport service APIs that conform to the GTFS standard: http://tracker.geops.ch/ List of API Feeds (searchable and filterable) EDIT: I found a couple of more-direct ...
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Free source of AIS data (API)

Live AIS data for most of the globe is available from https://aisstream.io for free. The catch is the data is delivered via WebSocket and not a raw tcp connection. There are a few examples in their ...
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Free database of vehicle data and VIN

this information tending to differ by region/continent. Maybe you should check which could fitting best to you and/or merge them. Here you can request an API Key: https://vindecoder.eu/ It is not ...
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Free source of AIS data (API)

AIS data for the USA is available from https://marinecadastre.gov/ais/. I don't know about an API, but the site offers a variety of Arc Python-based tools that may lead you to a solution.
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Where can I find data on MARTA?

Data Marta Open Data Archived Marta Realtime Data Note: File name times are in UTC not Eastern. Also, the marta train API is particularly flaky so trains randomly disappear and reappear and/or show ...
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Tagged (non-anonymized) GPS driver trip database

OpenStreetMap hosts GPS Traces that are uploaded by the community. Not all are for driving, but you can probably screen GPS tracks for total distance to find driving ones. Or screen for users that ...
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Coordinates of nearby parking lots, findable by street name

Just to expand upon @philshem's comment: the OpenStreetMap API can be queried for tags (keys and values) like amenity=parking to find points of interest within a given bounding box or near a certain ...
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Fleet (Transportration) Dataset

The exact data you are looking for is kept private as it is a competitive advantage. You have two options on getting the resolution of data you would like: Go work for the business you would like to ...
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Are there datasets of latitude, longitude, and a land/water indicator?

You can search for a ‘global water mask’ Here is one at 250m resolution from the Global Land Cover Facility (GLCF) at the University of Maryland based on data from the MODIS satellite: http://...
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Are there any APIs that find the shortest sea distance between two points, given the latitude and longitude?

There are free data sets available for distances between ports: www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov or msi.nga.mil Also you will find some providers that give you distances between ports depending on AIS ...
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Traffic camera datasets

Open Data Ottawa's data portal has this data: Traffic Web Cam Images Dataset "Provides images for the City of Ottawa's traffic web cams. These images are available at sixty second intervals. To access ...
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US freight railroad networks, stations, yards and junctions

The US Department of Transportation has a dataset called the National Transportation Atlas Database. https://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/publications/...
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historical data for bus arrival time at bus stop

I have fully figure out what happened to my problems. For the GTFS data of New York, it can be found here: http://transitfeeds.com/p/mta These data has been divided into several different parts, thus ...
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Where can I find data on MARTA?

MARTA's Open Data Portal is probably the best place to start. It has links to documentation for MARTA's bus and rail APIs as well as data released for their quarterly hackathons. Additionally they ...
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Aircraft parts database

Parts Manufacturer Approvals FAA actually publishes parts approvals, but Google doesn't show it in top results: http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgpma.nsf/MainFrame?OpenFrameSet ...
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Railways, trains and timetable data

The Swiss Open Transport Data platform has "Ist" (actual) data as a big CSV file, split into individual days. https://opentransportdata.swiss/en/dataset/istdaten For one particular day https://...
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Free source of AIS data (API)

I cannot find anything free. if you want it enough, then you can join AIS hub, BUT they require that you provide a feed before you can share the feeds of all other members. The cheapest AIS receiver ...
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Seeking high resolution transportation map of North Carolina?

North Carolina DOT GIS Data Layers are what you want.
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Traffic camera datasets

I don't know if these cameras are quite right for your purpose, but the Massachusetts DOT has their traffic cameras available via API: https://data.mass.gov/d/spgs-rk4q Portland Oregon also has their ...
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London bus stops registry

I finally found it at http://naptan.app.dft.gov.uk/datarequest/help under GTFS section, direct link: http://naptan.app.dft.gov.uk/datarequest/GTFS.ashx
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How can I obtain public transport data for Hong Kong / Shenzhen?

According to reply by Hong Kong government at http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/201712/13/P2017121300423p.htm , they expect to have a GTFS or API for transit data in Hong Kong available in late 2018. ...
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API giving ship positions worldwide

aprs.fi has an api: https://aprs.fi/page/api however, of late it has been slow to update the vessel i wanted to track, often weeks with no updates. :(
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Dataset for road accidents or traffic

Eurostat has statistics and data on this for European countries: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Road_safety_statistics_at_regional_level All Dutch traffic accident data (...
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Vehicle crash Data for all states in USA

Not aware any API, but these resources aren't PDFs; can most likely scrape/automate accessing these datasets: CrashStats - National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA) Motor Vehicle Traffic ...
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Database of bicycle sharing systems

One possible source is citybik.es, which does much more than collecting metadata about bicycle sharing systems: it also collects live info about the number of bikes in each docking station! They have ...
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Seeking globally available road data for medium-scaled maps (1:200.000)

Despite your reluctance to use OSM data, check out osmfilter, and in particular objectfilter, which is exactly designed for this purpose. ./osmfilter africa.osm --keep="highway=primary =secondary" &...
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Automobile accident data in the US

Update (May 2019): Check this new release: https://smoosavi.org/datasets/us_accidents. It contains more than 2.25 million traffic accident records which took place within the US, and will be ...
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Free database of vehicle data and images

You'll do well to find a free database. However, I found https://www.carmakesandmodels.co.uk offers a free API. I needed a solution for a car insurance website and found this API adequate and updated ...
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Database of ships?

Wikidata (the 'database' for Wikipedia) provides a nice SPARQL Query Service that you can use to extract structured data about ships. I am just discovering SPARQL now but I had a go at writing a ...
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