Technology

Go Metro map gets interactive

The iconic Go Metro map featuring Metro’s rail and bus rapid transit lines just got an interactive upgrade. Point your browser to http://www.metro.net/interactives/go_metro/ to check it out (note: it’s a Flash map so it won’t work on iDevices). So what makes this interactive map so interactive? Clicking on stations reveals [continue reading]

The science of predicting traffic

Predicting traffic has always been a tricky proposition. Most “real-time” traffic web sites tend to have some lag time between retrieving data from sensors embedded in roadways and updating web sites showing traffic conditions. The above video explains a system being tested in the Bay Area that predicts what traffic [continue reading]