press and publications


Awards
and Exhibitions


December 14, 2016

2016 Nominet Trust Winner
Nominet Trust Social Tech Guide


December 7, 2016

Cotswold Foundation Award 2016-2017
Cotswold Foundation


September 2016

Sustainia Award Finalist for Transportation
2016 Sustainia100 Solutions


October 19, 2015

Innovation and Research Award (Watch the Video)
International Road Transport Union


June 25, 2015 - October 25, 2015

AFRICA architecture, culture and identity
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, HUMLEBÆK, Denmark




November 21, 2014

Winner Participatory Architecture
Media Architecture Biennale 2014, Aarhus, Denmark




September 14 - October 20, 2014

Mapmaker Manifesto curation
2014 Istanbul Design Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey



Press


April 10, 2017

10 African ‘Tech for Good’ Startups to Watch in 2017
Ventures Africa, Vicki Hearn, April 10, 2017


February 23, 2017

November 8, 2016

October 2, 2016

How Cellphones Can Improve Transportation in Africa
The Conversation, October 2, 2016


October 20, 2015

Digital Matatus on BBC Click
BBC, October 20, 2015


August 28, 2015

Mapping Matatus
National Geographic Education, August 28, 2015


August 26, 2015

How Nairobi Got Its Ad-Hoc Bus System on Google Maps
Wired, Shara Tonn, August 26, 2015


August 26, 2015

Map & App Help People Track Transit in Nairobi
EARTH INSTITUTE, August 26, 2015


August 26, 2015

Digital Matatus project makes the invisible visible
MIT News, Ken Shulman, August 26, 2015


February 12, 2015

How we Mapped the Weirdest Streets
Medium, February 12, 2015


December 3, 2014

November 22, 2014

November 21, 2014

World’s Best Media Architecture Award
Media Architecture Biennale 2014: World Cities, November 21, 2014


November 19, 2014

Developing World Gets City Smart
SciDev.Net, November 19, 2014


October 13, 2014

October 6, 2014

Anson and Digital Matatus
Mapping Amman, October 6, 2014


September 23, 2014

Seeking Frugal Tech Solutions for Nairobi’s Jammed Traffic
NPR, Jacob Kushner, September 23, 2014


September 6, 2014

How data improves the daily life in Nairobi
Audi Urban Future Initiative, Franziska Queling, September 6, 2014


April 23, 2014

March 7, 2014

New Maps and Open Data Pave Way for Nairobi BRT
Institute for Transportation & Development Policy, March 7, 2014


February 19, 2014

Cities in motion: How we mapped the Matatus of Nairobi
The Guardian, Jacqueline Klopp, February 19, 2014


February 12, 2014

Digital Matatu Maps
Timbuktu Chronicles, Emeka Okafor, February 12, 2014


February 11, 2014

These Digital Maps Could Revolutionize Nairobi’s Minibus Taxi System
Next City, Jason Patinkin, February 11, 2014


February 3, 2014

This is What Informal Transit Looks Like when you Actually Map it
The Atlantic Cities, Emily Badger, February 3, 2014


January 31, 2014

Digital Matatus
Dear Toto, January 31, 2014


January 29, 2013

Nairobi Transit Map Launched
The Star (Nairobi Newspaper), Gilbert Koech and Chrispinus Wekesa, January 29, 2013


November 11, 2013

Mapping Informal Transit Networks: “Imagine not knowing where any bus in your city goes.”
Joanna Mikulski’s Policy Design Blog, Joanna Mikulski, November 11, 2013





Publication


2017

Jacqueline Klopp, Dan Orwa, Peter Waiganjo Wagacha, Sarah Williams and Adam White, “Informal 2.0: Seeing and Improving Urban Informal Practices through Digital Technologies The Digital Matatus case in Nairobi”, Field Actions Science Reports, June 2017 LINK


2015

Sarah Williams, Adam White, Peter Waiganjo, Daniel Orwa, Jacqueline Klopp, “The Digital Matatu Project: Using Cell Phones to Create an Open Source Data for Nairobi's Semi-Formal Bus System,” Journal of Transportation Geography, December 2015 PDF


2015

Jacqueline Klopp, Sarah Williams, Peter Waiganjo, Dan Orwa and Adam White. “Leveraging Cellphones for Wayfinding and Journey Planning in Semi-formal Bus Systems: Lessons from Digital Matatus in Nairobi” Planning Support Systems and Smart Cities, Springer, 2015 PDF


2015

Sarah Williams, Jacqueline Klopp, Peter Waiganjo, Daniel Orwa, Adam White, “Digital Matatus: Using mobile technology to visualize informality” Proceedings ACSA 103rd Annual Meeting: The Expanding Periphery and the Migrating Center, March, 2015 PDF


2014

Jacqueline Klopp, Jackson Mutua, Peter Waiganjo, Daniel Orwa, Adam White, Sarah Williams “Towards a Standard for Paratransit Data: Lessons from Developing GTFS Data for Nairobi's Matatu System. ” Transportation Research Board Compendium of Papers, 2014 LINK