Digital Matatus is a collaborative project of the University of Nairobi, Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable Urban Development, MIT’s Civic Data Design Lab, and Group shot, Digital Matatus is collecting and standardizing transit data for Nairobi’s Matatus, the city’s decentralized bus system, making it available to the public for the first time.

Digital Matatus has developed and deployed mobile phone apps to more efficiently collect location data of Nairobi’s Matatus.

This photo-project was assigned by MIT’s Civic Data Design Lab for the Seoul Biennale of Architecture of 2019 and was then shown at the Alliance Francaise in Nairobi in 2019.