Disruptively low-cost real-time transit displays
Open data, open source code and commodity hardware create the infrastructure to display when the next bus or train is coming at your favorite coffee shop, brew pub or building lobby.
Chris Smith is a citizen activist focusing on transportation, neighborhood issues and civic engagement. He currently serves on the Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission and the board of Portland Streetcar, Inc. He publishes the PortlandTransport.com blog, “a conversation about access and mobility in the Portland/Vancouver metro region.”