Nairobi’s matatu routes go digital

by | August 26, 2013
Category: Uncategorized

Researchers, including Dr. Jackie Klopp of the Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CSUD), have compiled data on the city’s transit system, outlining routes and the estates served. The map covers 100 routes in Nairobi served my matatus and municipal buses.

A recent newspaper article in the Standard, interviews Dr. Daniel Orwa, a key member of the  research team from the Department of Informatics and the University of Nairobi. Dr. Orwa explains the importance of this work, creating data that is free and available to anyone who wants to use it. To read the full article, click here.

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