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Digital Matatus is a collaborative public transport mapping project to leverage widespread cellphone usage in developing countries to collect data for essential infrastructure planning.

Tools and Features

  • capture of open informal transit data of Nairobi
  • mobile routing app
  • free transit map
  • developed a modified GTFS standard for informal transport
  • tool for planning

Governance of Case

Drivers for Open Mobility

Collaborative mapping of informal transit structures enables a more inclusive public transport everywhere and open data spures further digital developments to inform planning and to improve mobility services.