What is Ylläs Around trip planner and what does the service cover?
The service aims at combining different transportation forms and showing different traveling options. Ylläs Around trip planner is a door-to-door trip planner for persons using public transportation and it is offered by Ylläs Travel Association and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd (VTT). The service displays route from point A to point B (from address to another) in the selected time and date. Ylläs Around trip planner covers the local traffic in Ylläs (ski bus, railway station bus, airport bus) and traffic found from the opas.matka.fi service provided by the Finnish Transport Agency (railway traffic, domestic air traffic, bus traffic in the rural and city areas). There is no pricing information included at this point in the service.
How can I find the most suitable routes for me in the Ylläs trip planner?
When you are searching the route from the origin to the destination, ‘Settings’ button appears. From there you can adjust the features of the route, amount of walking or number of transfers, for example. The origin and the destination can be set in the map by clicking the right mouse button or tapping a point on the map for few seconds. You can also select a bus stop from the map and choose ‘Route from here’ or ‘Route here’. You can edit the time by overwriting the visible time in a form ‘1200’, for example.
Where is the information of Ylläs Around trip planner based on?
The Ylläs Around information on local traffic in Ylläs is based on the information in Yllästieto database. The database is managed by the Ylläs Travel Association based on the information provided by the bus operators. The other traffic information is based on the data that is given to the Finnish Transport Agency by the various public transportation operators. Route suggestions are based on the estimated driving times but it cannot be guaranteed that the routes will take place. It is best to check the timetable from the operators, Matkahuolto or the authoritative organizing the transportation. Maps, information on the streets, buildings, location of the stops etc. is provided by the OpenStreetMap contributors and Digiroad. You can participate yourself contributing the map information. The address information is brought from the building register of the Population Register Center.
How can I find additional information on how to exploit the data in the service?
Where can I give feedback on the Ylläs Around trip planner?
You can give feedback on the Ylläs Around trip planner here. If the feedback is about the transportation/traffic, you are encouraged to contact directly the responsible operator, such as the operator or the Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY). Also, the feedback provided via the link above will be directed forward to the responsible partner. Ylläs Travel Association and VTT won’t guarantee the route suggested will take place and they won’t compensate the damages that might be caused by the connection that didn’t take place.