TransitCenter: Bus Turnaround
Working with TransitCenter, Riders Alliance, the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, the NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign, and CARTO, NiJeL built bustrunaround.nyc to help tell the story of the poor bus service 2.5 million New Yorkers experience every week day, and show clear ways to improve that service. The campaing has been highly successful in winning increased attention from our leaders and greater resources for high quality, fast and reliable bus service for all neighborhoods in New York City.
At NiJeL, we support strong, positive advances in the sustainability of people's lives and our planet through knowledge and information. At the local level, we work to improve our partner's communities and constituencies through data and technology, and we aim to democratize the tools and data needed to to make better social and environmental decisions. We're also always working to bridge the “data divide” and provide everyone the ability to tell their stories and visualize their impacts for advocacy and representation.
We achieve this vision by developing custom systems for data visualization, analysis, and participation for our partners, and teaching our partners to harness their data through "data therapy" to document their program impacts, build strong advocacy tools, and connect with their key audiences. It's also critically important to us that we build strong personal relationships with our partners to develop a technology roadmap for them that aligns with their current workflow and mission.
At the heart of everything we do at NiJeL are our core values of: