TransitCamp / Metronauts

  Image courtesy of Rannie Turingan

TransitCamp was a grassroots unconference about the Toronto transit system. I was the facilitator for the event, and collaborated on the organizing and planning. The event was put together with members of Toronto’s "barcamp" community - a group of technologists who are increasingly interested in applying the kinds of principles of self-organization that characterize the Internet to real-world, live-space events and activism.

TransitCamp led to Metronauts, a partnership between that same grassroots community and Metrolinx, the public authority that manages transportation planning in the Greater Toronto Area and Hamilton.

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Photo courtesy of Rannie Turingan  Photo courtesy of Daniel Rose

Photo courtesy of Daniel Rose  Photo courtesy of Daniel Rose