Connected Commute

Transportation spaces receive high-tech overhauls that engage travelers

Implications - Taking a technological approach to city infrastructure, designers are integrating digital features into public transit and transit stops to increase consumer engagement. Transforming public seating and decor into areas where commuters can socially connect and engage with technology, companies are seeking to not only occupy consumers, but also create a more interactive and memorable travel experience.
SCORE: 6.9
This Quarter and Warm Top 6 Examples: 15,730 Total Clicks Sep 14 - Sep 16
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Digital Bus Shelter Advertisements - This Augmented Reality Ad Immerses Commuters in a Video Game
SCORE: 7
V. Hot 9,848 Clicks Pub: Nov 16, 14
Digital Bus Shelter Advertisements
This Augmented Reality Ad Immerses Commuters in a Video Game
This augmented reality ad promotes a new video game franchise using bus shelters. Moving beyond the standard transit maps and posters seen at most bus stops, Microsoft is using augmented reality... [More]
Solar Bench Chargers - These Boston Benches by Soofa Charge Your Tech Devices Using the Sun's Energy
SCORE: 6.7
Hot 2,746 Clicks Pub: Sep 23, 14
Solar Bench Chargers
These Boston Benches by Soofa Charge Your Tech Devices Using the Sun's Energy
A company called Soofa is revolutionizing the way consumers charge their tech devices while on-the-go with these nifty solar benches that can be hooked up to any mobile gadget. These park benches,... [More]
Smartphone-Integrated Bus Shelters - These Transit Stops Help Commuters Stay Connected
SCORE: 5.7
Warm 2,250 Clicks Pub: Sep 15, 15
Smartphone-Integrated Bus Shelters
These Transit Stops Help Commuters Stay Connected
‘LA Metro’ has launched a new line of smartphone-integrated transit stops that help keep commuters connected. For those who use public transit to get to work, it can be difficult to stay... [More]
Sculptural Connected Bus Stops - The 'B Stop' Transit Station Integrates Tech and Modern Design
SCORE: 5.9
This Year and Warm 579 Clicks Pub: Apr 26, 16
Sculptural Connected Bus Stops
The 'B Stop' Transit Station Integrates Tech and Modern Design
Designed as a way to help update the traditional design of the transit station, the ‘B Stop’ bus stop looks to give the terminals a much needed design and technology overhaul. Featuring... [More]
Smart Transportation Networks - Sprint and Cisco's Wi-Fi Network Will Make Kansas a Connected City
SCORE: 4.7
Mild 158 Clicks Pub: Oct 16, 15
Smart Transportation Networks
Sprint and Cisco's Wi-Fi Network Will Make Kansas a Connected City
As part of its mission to create connected city infrastructure by rethinking urban services, Cisco teamed up with Sprint for a new intelligent Wi-Fi network in downtown Kansas City. The new Wi-Fi... [More]
Subway Reading Promotions - New York Subways are Offering Free Wifi and eBook Access in 175 Stations
SCORE: 4.3
This Quarter and Mild 149 Clicks Pub: Sep 16, 16
Subway Reading Promotions
New York Subways are Offering Free Wifi and eBook Access in 175 Stations
Following similar programs in other cities around the world, the New York subway is offering commuters free wifi and eBook access. In partnership with Penguin Random House and the Metropolitan... [More]