Wait…OK, “tiye”, let’s go! Fast!

Everyone who has ridden a bus in Lusaka is familiar with the experience of sitting endlessly in an immobile vehicle as the conductor diligently (and deviously) tries to find “just one more.” But then, when the decision is finally made that the current passenger load is sufficient, the consideration of time rotates 180 degrees, with…

What is the right amount of detail?

In developing this map it is certainly tempting to try and communicate all of the information that was hard-won through multiple rides on minibuses and shared taxis. Some might be interested in this information (and the far more comfortable process of acquiring it), but adding this information makes the map more complicated and requires more…

Picking up passengers…or drivers?

Even though it has only been live for a few days, this project has already been able to collect a number of responses from interested blog readers. Most of these have come in the form of questions, which I will address below as they are likely of common interest. Some of the responses are offers…