Over the holidays I had a chance to update crowdsourced-transport.com with new information. Here are the highlights:
Crowdsourced Public Transport page – added:
- WikiRoutes – site where users can add information about public transport routes and suggest improvements (PT Mapping).
- Digital Matatus – an application for using smartphones to map public transport routes (PT Mapping).
- WhereIsMyTransport – application for accessible data in Africa and Middle East (PT Mapping).
- CoAXs – an application for analysing user developed ideas for public transport routes (PT Collaboration).
- Denver – Build your own transit system application.
Transport Games page – added:
- Mobility is a Serious game to Scenario and Role Play category.
- Reference to using role play for civic engagement to Scenario and Role Play category.
- Added Go Jaunty and info on Pokemon Go to the Active – Get Moving category.
- Added a reference to Play the City an organisation working on applying games in city planning.
Act! page – added:
- New category: Get Moving – with reference to Active – Get Moving category of games and Go Jaunty smartphone application.
Tracking Applications page – added:
- New category: Open Source Vehicle Tracking with information on Open Traffic platform sponsored by the World Bank.
Crowdsourced Bicycling page – separated:
- Map-based Reporting (based on GPS tracking) from
- Pinging Bicycle Data (GPS tracking, plus ability to “ping” en-route to indicate a problem location).
- DYI Bike Safety – reference to article on making guerrilla bike lanes permanent.
- Added reference to The hidden bias of big data by Joe Cortright of City Observatory (May 2017) on the need for more cycling data.