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Earth Institute Research Projects

Smart Transport and Equity: A Nairobi Test Case

Lead PI: Dr. Jacqueline M. Klopp

Unit Affiliation: Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CSUD)

August 2012 - February 2014
Inactive
Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Nairobi ; Kenya
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Researchers collaborate to produce the first data on the first open public transit system and create transit map.

OUTCOMES: policy brief, open data sets, map project granted extensions

SPONSOR:

Rockefeller Foundation

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$129,000

RESEARCH TEAM:

Sarah Williams, Dan Orwa, Adam White

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

University of Nairobi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Groupshot

KEYWORDS

public transit urbanization data collection public transport education

THEMES

Sustainable living