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The Latest Nairobi GTFS Feed is Now Available

February 2, 2017


We are excited to announce that an updated version of the Nairobi GTFS Feed is now available on our website—and soon on Google Maps as well!

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Fortune Magazine covers Digital Matatus

October 2, 2015


Digital Matatus was covered in Fortune Magazine, as part of an article on the impact technology is having on African Transit

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The Economist praises the Digital Matatus Project

September 15, 2015


As a feature on the viability of non-government run public transit, the Economist covered the Digital Matatus project.

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Digital Matatus: An Educational Casestudy

September 9, 2015


National Geographic featured the Digital Matatus project as a casestudy on their Education blog, which finds novel and innovative ways to increase interest in world issues.

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WIRED magazine covered Digital Matatus

August 26, 2015


Wired Magazine covered the Digital Matatus project in their science section in an article titled "How Nairobi Got Its Ad-Hoc Bus System on Google Maps" by Shara Tonn.

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AFRICA architecture, culture and identity

June 25, 2015 - October 25, 2015
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, HUMLEBÆK, Denmark


The Digital Matatus project is introduced in the 'SIX CITIES - ONE SENSUOUS URBAN SCENOGRAPHY' section at the 'AFRICA - architecture, culture and identity' exhibition at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in HUMLEBÆK, Denmark.

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The Digital Matatu Story

Jun 23, 2015




Solomon Mwendwa directs a video that provides an in depth introduction of the Digital Matatus project.

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Media Architecture Biennale 2014

November 21, 2014
Aarhus, Denmark



The Digital Matatus project won the 2014 Media Architecture Biennale (MAB) award for participatory architecture. Winners were announced at MAB’s World Cities Conference on November 21.

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2014 Istanbul Design Biennial

September 14, 2014


The Digital Matatus project map poster has been accepted and will be in the Mapmaker Manifesto curation of the Istanbul Biennial from 14 September to 20 October 2014.

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GTFS for the Rest of Us: Informal Transit Data

November 25, 2013
Washington, DC

The GTFS for the Rest of Us conference was held in Washington DC, bringing together experts in the field of paratransit to share experiences in the field and develop a common strategy to better collect and publish informal transit data.

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