Digital Transport 4 Africa is an open resource center mapping public transport in Africa and creating safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems in Africa. Data and collaborative digital commons as well as a global community is needed for planning integrated public transport, designing passenger information systems, and working with operators to upgrade transit services public transport.

Tools and Features

  • global repository on open transport data including informal transport
  • mapping projects throughout Africa
  • knowledge center

Governance of Case

It is lead by a diverse community of transport experts, created by French accelerator FabMob in November 2017 in collaboration with AFD and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.

Drivers for Open Mobility

  • collaborative digital commons and global community on mapping (including informal transport modes), creating and sharing open transport data in Africa transport data