With support from Google Inc, we are working on our second major update and improvement of our open GTFS data for the Nairobi.
July 5, 2018
Digital Matatus launched the DigitalTransport4Africa Resource Center at the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Annual General Meeting in Abuja, Nigeria.
November 9, 2017
Towards an Open & Collaborative Digital Data Platform to improve African Urban Public Transport. Join the conference workshop on November 9, 2017 in Paris
August 2, 2017
DigitalMatatus with TransportforCairo and Takween wins Expo 2020 grant to map out Cairo's public transport
October 9 to 11, 2017
WRI presented DigitalMatatus project in Mexico during the 13th International Congress for Cities and Transport.
October 1 and 2, 2017
DigitalMatatus participated in "The Regional Exchange Project: Public Transport for Mena" Cairo Oct 1-2, 2017
September 28, 2017
Both apps are courtesy of Cotsworld foundation and they enable crowdsourcing matatu fares and route changes
June 20, 2017
The Wall Street Journal reports how technology is improving informal transportation networks in megacities of Asia and Africa
Matatus users can now utilize GoogleTransit and TransitApp to navigate Nairobi's transit sytem
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!
October 2, 2015
Digital Matatus was covered in Fortune Magazine, as part of an article on the impact technology is having on African Transit
September 15, 2015
As a feature on the viability of non-government run public transit, the Economist covered the Digital Matatus project.
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.
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.
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.
Jun 23, 2015
Solomon Mwendwa directs a video that provides an in depth introduction of the Digital Matatus project.
November 21, 2014
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.More
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.More
November 25, 2013
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.More