Tag Archives: Public Service

Creation: “You Are Here” Stickers For Transit Maps (Guerrilla Public Service)

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Those transit maps pissed me off for the last time. So I decided to secretly fix them. They’re the maps used on the St. Louis Metrolink (lightrail). I’ve only done one station so far, and want to get permission before I go on to add the fix to all the others. read…

 

Creation: Laminated Bus Stop Schedules (Guerrilla Public Service)

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If we want more people to use public transit we’ve got to make it easier. The biggest user experience blunder in bus transit is the inability to tell where a bus goes and when it goes there if you’ve never ridden one. In order to find out you can hop online but not everyone can do that. So they need a schedule, which only the buses carry (rarely), so it’s a paradox: I need a schedule to know when the bus comes but I have to get on the bus to get a schedule. This pissed me off, so here’s my weekend project: Laminate 10 bus stop schedules of the 3 most busy routes and attach them to the bus stops with cable wire and grommets. read…