UPDATE – October 2016 – Mini Metro is available on smart phones and tablets … Transit Maps Mini Metro game review from Cameron Booth’s indispensable Transit Maps blog. The Dinosaur Polo Club, game developers from New Zealand, have developed the Mini Metro transport game. According to their website, “Mini Metro is a minimalist subway simulation game about designing […]
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Our “Smart City” focus is on people and participation (see my presentation “People make cities smart”) and we’ll be using this website to showcase interesting ideas and projects focused on people. The “Hello Lamp Post” project is a great example of a wonderful way to engage people and increase their awareness of city systems. But, […]
19 July 2015 – I’ve disabled the link to the game because BusMeister is a Flash game. Given all the security vulnerabilities of Flash I thought this would be the best decision. Contact me if you want more information or would like to help a non-Flash version of the game. 28 November 2014 – BusMeister […]
Please vote for our Grr-Grr-Bike game on the Velo City 2013 Cycling Visionary Awards! http://velo-city2013.com/?page_id=2337&project_id=68 It’s quite easy to vote and your vote will help us publicize the project. Thanks!
Grr-Grr-Bike! is a fun way to learn about urban bike riding and support better biking in your community. Grr-Grr-Bike is a smartphone game where you guide a bike rider through the city, avoiding on-coming vehicles, car doors and other obstacles. You need to stop at red lights and for pedestrians crossing the street. You’re also […]
The first draft of Using the BusMeister Public Transport Game in the Classroom is now available. The illustration above is included to help describe some of the controls and information available on the BusMeister screen. Let us know if you’re interested in using BusMeister as part of a school curriculum or class project.
I’ve been working on developing a guidebook for teachers on how to use the GreenCityStreets BusMeister game in the classroom. The illustration above shows how I have been annotating some of the screenshots to explain what’s going on in the game. The project’s been lots of fun because I needed to play the game again […]
Just finished developing the latest version of instructions for playing BusMeister. Feel free to add comments if you need more information or anything is unclear.
In BusMeister players improve public transport service by applying tools such as bus stops, traffic signals, bus lanes, larger buses, etc. to a bus route. BusMeister starts simply by having players place bus stops evenly on a short section of street and gets progressively harder – in the last level players need to design a […]
Thanks to all those who have played the BusMeister game on GreenCityStreets.com! I’ve received several comments from people who suggest that the starting interface is a little too involved (especially the tutorial which really slows things down). Sorry! I guess sometimes when you are working closely on things you don’t always see these types of […]