Cape Town has 657 unique minibus taxi routes covering 8,870 kms. The team at WhereIsMyTransport visited every taxi rank, riding over 13,000kms and have captured the entire network in one map.
Social Life created an Atlas of Social Maps, a database of social mapping examples, tools, and methods that can help us find new perspectives on urban social life and social innovation in cities.
Dele Adeyemo (Pidgin Perfect) recently visited Lagos and rediscovered the emerging and growing creative scene. Together with a team, he is mapping creative spaces, giving an insight to how creative spaces are transforming the city landscape.
Charlotte Scott demystifies the work of Ashley Buchalter in mapping the interaction between the local government, the City of Cape Town and a leading activist organisation in access to sanitation, the Social Justice Coalition.
South Africa got its first public transport service on Google Transit which integrates the routes and timetables into Google Maps. If you’ve been lucky to travel overseas, you will know how vital it is to have such information in Google Maps.
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