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The Future of Microblogging and/on Transit

Twitter’s model and community are amazing resources to take advantage of, but they’re more important to me as a proof of concept of the value of mobile and ubiquitous web applications. As I implied in my follow-up to John Bollwitt’s tweet, I think we need to ask some serious questions about whether we want our transit system’s information distribution and notification service reliant on a Silicon Valley-based startup with no readily discernible business plan.