Editing a existing Trip can be tricky and may require adjustments be made to existing Stop Patterns, Timed Patterns, or Calendars.
When to Edit a Trip
Here are some common scenarios when you would edit the Trip:
A Trip is now starting at a new time
Update the start time for the Trip (HH:MM:SS)
A Trip is no longer occurring on a day of the week
Remove the Service Day for the Trip.
A Trip is being serviced by a different Block
Update the Block for the Trip.
A Trip is now occurring at a different headway
Update the headway for the Trip (HH:MM:SS)
A Trip is being moved from one Calendar to another
Update the Calendar for the Trip.
A Trip is having its Stop Pattern and/or Timed Pattern adjusted to one that already exists (such as matching one Trip to another already in your Schedule.)
Update the Stop Pattern and/or Timed Pattern.
When to Not Edit a Trip
Because Trips represent the culmination of a Route, Stop Pattern, Timed Pattern and Calendar, your edits may need to be made elsewhere in GTFS Manager to see them appear in your Schedule.
Here are some common scenarios when you would need to edit something else besides the Trip:
A Stop is no longer serviced by a Trip
If no other Trip matches this behavior, you need to either Create or Edit a Stop Pattern.
A Trip now ends 5 minutes later
If no other Trip matches this behavior, you need to either Create or Edit a Timed Pattern.
A Trip will be serviced by another Route
If there is no matching Stop Pattern/Timed Pattern available on that Route, you will need to Create a New Stop Pattern and Timed Pattern.
A Trip will end in four weeks
You will need to Create a New Calendar to account for this Schedule Change.
Keyboard Shortcuts - For Advanced Users
When selecting a Trip in Timeline View, move the arrow keys left and right to move the Trip forward and backward by one minute. Hold down Shift to move the Trip by five minutes and hold down Ctrl to move the Trip by one hour.
Edit Multiple Trips
To edit multiple Trips at once, hold down Shift and select multiple Trips. Note that changing any field will affect all Trips selected, so use cautiously.
You can also drag to select multiple Trips by holding down Shift and from the top left hold down the left mouse button and drag the cursor to encompass any desired Trips.
Copy/Paste a Trip
To copy a Trip and all its properties, select it (or Shift select multiple Trips) and press Ctrl+C (on both Windows and Mac.)
To paste a Trip at a specific time, close out of any edit Trip windows by selecting the start time on the desired Calendar (See Create a New Trip) and press Ctrl+V (on both Windows and Mac.)
To paste a Trip(s) at the same start time(s) as the original, close out of any edit Trip windows by selecting elsewhere on the screen, then select just above the horizontal start times (medium blue bar,) and press Ctrl+V (on both Windows and Mac.)
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