Website Lets You Build a Better Bus System

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Last Summer, the MBTA redesigned 15 of Greater Boston’s key bus routes. Think you could do a better job?

Transitmix lets you sketch your own bus lines—click a few points on the map, and your imaginary route will snap to the street grid. Created by civic-minded volunteers at Code for America, the tool also lets you input variables such as operating hours and wait time in order to estimate yearly operating cost.

It’s still in the planning stage, but you can play around with the early version here.

So have at it, Boston—you could create a fix for that meandering, often-packed 66 Bus once and for all.


H/T Reddit

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