Monday, August 30, 2010

Escalator Down at Metro Station

TBD.com: Map of WMATA Problems

TBD.com have used the Ushahidi Google Maps reporting system to create a map of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority problems. The map allows TBD.com's readers to see at a glance where there are current problems on Washiongton's transit system.

Using Ushahidi's reporting system allows TBD.com to crowdsource current problems on the WMATA. Users are able to report problems by directly submitting a report, tweeting an alert with hashtag #tbdwmata or by emailing an alert.

Submitted problems on WMATA will automatically appear on the Google Map. The reports are also listed under the map in chronological order.

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