Author: une abeille

  • Using Chrono: the good, the bad, and the ugly

    Using Chrono: the good, the bad, and the ugly

    Because I avoid corporate services like Google Maps, it’s necessary to have a companion app for public transit on my phone. While OpenStreetMap apps like OSMAnd and OrganicMaps have some limited transit features (in select areas,) they don’t have live bus times or other quality of life features. A quick visit to the STM’s website…

  • Revitalizing Rue Masson: an analysis of community feedback

    Revitalizing Rue Masson: an analysis of community feedback

    With the feedback period for the revitalization of Rue Masson officially over, I decided to take a look at what residents said they wanted to see on the street. So, what did they say?

  • The start of something new

    Though I was raised in the suburbs, I have come to love cities. I have lived in several, ranging from those with extreme urban sprawl and poor public transit, to those with walkable mixed-use development, to those with transit service so frequent that I never bothered to look at a schedule. The wide variety of…