Express Busses & Spot.us

This is how it works: you submit an idea, either a story you want reported, or one you want to report, and people vote or Digg it *before* the work is done. Crowd-sourced journalism.

Check out this pitch: “Why doesn’t Muni run more express buses?” and journalist 39 here will do the leg work to deliver the all of the juicy details we’re all interested in.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GHPfYDwRYQ[/youtube]
- thanks to Jeremy Toeman for the headsup

In other news, I was abandoned on my bus for 5 minutes while the driver went into a liquor store. Me, on the 49 articulated bus, while it’s running. I like the level of trust they have in me, ( I was engrossed in a Sudoku game) but this is pushing it a little far. Especially since the drive then goes one stop and yells “end of the line!”

2 Comments so far

  1. digidave on November 24th, 2008 @ 3:13 pm

    The finished content will be licensed under Creative Commons – which means we will republish it right here on MetBlogs.

    But first we need to find a few bold citizens who are willing to make a difference and help make this reporting happen.


  2. Muni express pitch for Spot.us catches MetBlogs’ eye « PretePress (pingback) on November 24th, 2008 @ 9:53 pm

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