Friday, January 28, 2011
Bus Meister Game - Thanks for the Feedback!
Double Decker Bus in London: from my flickr photos of London.
Thanks to everyone for providing feedback on the Bus Meister game via e-mail, comments and at the TRB meeting!
One funny question was, "Why are the buses traveling on the left (curb) lane?"
The answer is that we wanted the buses to travel left to right and also wanted to show the buildings in the background ... so the buses need to travel "British style". Maybe we should make them double decker?
Our next steps are to revise the factors to make the game work better (i.e. show the benefits of PT priority more clearly), then we will make Bus Meister a real game with levels (top level is "Bus Meister" of course!). When we launch this version of the game it will be on facebook and have a more interactive website so that players can use social networking to get involved in improving public transport in their own communities. ... Lots to do, but quite exciting.
Bus Meister game: http://www.greencitystreets.com/busmeister
Bus Meister Public Transport Priority Best Practices wiki: http://busmeister.wikispaces.com
Please keep those comments coming!