Transitmix: Design Your Perfect Bus System
On June 19th at BETA, we had the pleasure of launching the public beta of Transitmix, a sketching tool for transit planners (both professional and armchair) to quickly design routes and share with the public. Transitmix is a cross-team, collaborative project that has received contributions from no fewer than eight 2014 fellows from more than seven different city teams*, and it has been an amazing opportunity for all of us to learn from each other, share skills, and build on each other's work to create something truly awesome.
Transitmix is the first tool of its kind. It allows users to draw bus routes on any city's road grid and specify frequency and times of service to determine estimated total cost of the system. Users can then share their maps for others to view and "remix" by adding, changing, or dele