Roll out the ELF to your city. by Organic Transit, via Kickstarter. The ELF is designed to carry both rider and cargo inside a weatherproof shell that comes fully equipped with lights, signals, and mirrors. The electric motor can be fully engaged for a cool and quiet ride to work or can be used just for a boost when pedaling up hills. The lithium battery pack can be recharged using the roof top solar panels or by plugging in to a standard outlet.
an example of a memorial with a message about pedestrian fatalities, posted in my August 2009 article about graffiti memorials. This Portuguese public awareness Campaign uses the names of pedestrian victims of auto accidents to make up the bars of crosswalks
The Fremont bike by Ziba. Want for tooling around with puppies
Check this out! The release of a new student mobile application for AAU students on August 31st. Students will be able to view their class schedule, use a transit map showing bus schedules and see campus news and events. Free from Google Play and the iTunes store.
Introducing “London Bus Live”, an app for visitors and residents in London. It provides information about bus stops around you, along with bus schedules and service delays literally in your palm. This Junaio Channel uses Live Open Data for buses from Transport For London and combines it with Augmented Reality, which is considered the Eighth Mass Medium by Tomi Ahonen. www.junaio.com
To encourage inhabitants to get to know their city better, Bristol, England has rigged inanimate objects to “talk” via text. Passersby can text the lamppost or the mailbox, etc. The information they get? Helpful things like the bus schedule from the bus stop to secrets about the history of Bristol. We wonder what the trash bags of Manhattan would say to us.
To encourage inhabitants to get to know their city better, Bristol, England has rigged inanimate objects to “talk” via text. Passersby can text the lamppost or the mailbox, etc. The information they get? Helpful things like the bus schedule from the bus stop to secrets about the history of Bristol.
Dubbed Textizen, the free platform involves a charming mixture of new and old media. It works by having residents respond via text message to questions posted in various places around the city, from bus shelters to telephone posts, asking for their opinions on specific community topics like transportation and quality of life.