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The Dangers of Elite Projection
"The city has this special feature: It functions for anyone only if it functions for almost everyone. "
transit  anti-musk  subway  bus 
december 2017 by jntolva
CTA Shames Rude Passengers with Brutally Honest Ad Campaign
This addresses maybe 15% of my transit peeves list. But good on the CTA.
cta  transit  courtesy  manners  advertisement 
may 2015 by jntolva
Transitmix - Design, remix, and share your perfect transit map
Brought to you by the good folks at Code for America.
transit  urban  design  tool  web 
june 2014 by jntolva
How Mass Transit Helps Convey the Future in 'Her'
Angelinos commuting in anything other than cars? Science fiction!
film  transit  her  LA 
june 2014 by jntolva
Google cars versus public transit: the US’s problem with public goods
"How did we reach a state in America where highly speculative technologies, backed by private companies, are seen as a plausible future while routine, ordinary technologies backed by governments are seen as unrealistic and impossible?"
google  automobile  transit 
october 2013 by jntolva
Mapping Silicon Valley's Gentrification Problem Through Corporate Shuttle Routes
"Digital flows of information and the capital that it’s generating are having a material input on the physical landscape."
SF  corporate  suburbia  shuttle  transit  gentrification 
september 2013 by jntolva
The Wizards Behind the Curtain in Lima’s Totally Insane Bus System
If you think urban informatics has nothing to learn from non-technological (developing world) urbanism, you're so very wrong.
bus  streetdata  congestion  transit 
july 2013 by jntolva
Side-by-Side Router
Compare routes for driving, biking, walking, and transit. On a single map.
routing  modes  mapping  transit 
january 2013 by jntolva
Fake signage of the London Underground
And you thought the Tube couldn't get any better.
transit  fake  humor  signage  london  metrô 
october 2012 by jntolva
Midttrafik Commercial - "The Bus"
Best commercial for travel by bus you will ever see. (Click CC for the English captions.)
funny  commercial  bus  transit  public 
september 2012 by jntolva
How the New iPhone Will Expose Cities Lagging on Open Data
"This is why people have argued that open data is the best policy ... because you can’t really control what large vendors are going to do."
gtfs  iphone  transit  data  open 
july 2012 by jntolva
120 years ago: Chicago's first 'L'
Happy birthday, you clanky wonderful thing.
L  train  elevated  transit  chicago 
june 2012 by jntolva
Chicago Streetcar
"With over 70,000 daily boardings onto buses, the Clark Street corridor already has more ridership than all but one of Chicago's elevated train lines."
idea  chicago  streetcar  surface  transit 
april 2012 by jntolva
2011 CTA Ridership Reaches Highest Level in Two Decades
"The CTA’s 3 percent ridership gain outpaced the average among transit systems across the United States by about 30 percent."
fuckyeah  ridership  transit  cta  chicago 
march 2012 by jntolva
The Future of Transit Fare Cards Is No Fare Card At All
"Transit riders will be able to pay fares with credit or debit cards that have radio frequency identification (RFID) chips, which allow for so-called "contactless" transactions."
transit  payment  card  chicago  contactless 
december 2011 by jntolva
Urban gondola transit of the future
Cable-Propelled Transit Technology. Yes, please.
gondola  transit  urban 
may 2011 by jntolva
Mapnificent - Dynamic Public Transport Travel Time Maps
Give it an address and a time limit and it will show you a polygon of precisely how far you can get via public transportation from the  point of origin. Amazingly useful.
maps  transit  radius  time 
december 2010 by jntolva
Cobblestones and rails underneath Roscoe Street
Strange linear potholes on Roscoe Street reveal a layer of the neighborhood's transit history.
chicago  street  transit  roscoevillage  roscoe  trolley  streetcar  riverview 
may 2009 by jntolva
WhereTheEL - RealTime Chicago CTA Tracking
Driven by Twitter. There's got to be better way ...
chicago  cta  mashup  transit  twitter  visualization 
july 2008 by jntolva
CTA teams with Google Transit for map-based trip planner
Jeez, that was about as timely as the Brown Line. Welcome to 2006, CTA.
cta  chicago  transit  L  google  maps 
april 2008 by jntolva
Need point-to-point directions with mass transit options built in? HopStop is your one stop shop.
transit  chicago 
august 2006 by jntolva

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