City Monitor profiles WhereIsMyTransport—"Google Maps incorporated informal routes into the app for the first time, using data collected by WhereIsMyTransport."
WhereIsMyTransport's role as a data provider for Google Maps in Mexico City has been profiled by digital media outlet City Monitor. Camille Squires met with CEO and co-founder Devin de Vries to discuss our data production methodology, and the opportunities created by adding informal public transport network data to the much-loved map and navigation tool.
"For commuters in Mexico City in January, the Google Maps update closed an essential information gap when it was most needed; when one of the most widely used modes of transportation, the Metro, was temporarily disabled, people could access the full scope of alternatives available to them."
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