Version History

Listed below are the previous, current, and proposed upcoming versions of GBFS along with the pull request suggesting the desired changes.

  • v1.0

    • 2019 December 20 - GBFS copyright transferred to NABSA

    • 2015 November 05 - GBFS V1.0 Adopted by NABSA board - Original draft spec in a Google doc (reference only)

    • 2015 August - Latest changes incorporated and name change to GBFS (comments from Motivate, 8D, others)

    • 2015 June - Proposed refinements (prepared by Jesse Chan-Norris on behalf of Motivate)

    • 2015 January - NABSA Draft (prepared by Mitch Vars)

  • v1.1-RC (Release Candidate)

    • #25 - Add deep links for iOS, Android, and web apps

    • #181 - Add feed_contact_email field to system_information.json

    • #188 - GBFS documentation versioning and and feed conformance (adds gbfs_versions.json)

  • v1.1

    • #25 - Add deep links for iOS, Android, and web apps

    • #181 - Add feed_contact_email field to system_information.json

    • #188 - GBFS documentation versioning and and feed conformance (adds gbfs_versions.json)

  • v2.0-RC (Release Candidate)

    • #182 - Require license_url, add attribution fields

    • #189 - Require autodiscovery gbfs.json file, define feed names

    • #195 - Clarify num_bikes_available and num_docks_available

    • #196 - Change boolean from 1/0 to true/false

    • #147 - Rotate bike_id on free_bike_status

  • v2.0: Current version

    • #189 - Require autodiscovery gbfs.json file, define feed names

    • #195 - Clarify num_bikes_available and num_docks_available

    • #196 - Change boolean from 1/0 to true/false

    • #147 - Rotate bike_id on free_bike_status

  • v2.1-RC (Release Candidate)

    • #136 - Add vehicle type definitions

    • #219 - Add geofencing, virtual station, and dockless support

  • v2.1-RC2 (Release Candidate)

    • #261 - Aggregate available vehicle_types at a station

    • #252 - Extend system_pricing_plans.json

  • v3.0-RC (Release Candidate)

    • #182 - Require license_url, add attribution fields