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An app to steer clear of Kenya's road hazards

Driving in Nairobi is often akin to navigating an obstacle course. Residents can now do something about it thanks to an app developed with EPFL.

CommuniSense.jpgThe roads in Nairobi are studded with potholes, ditches and other rough spots. There are no signs to warn people driving matatus – the ubiquitous minibuses in the region – of the hazards lying in wait. And in a city of 3.1 million residents, where the state of the roads reflects that of the economy, repair work often only comes in fits and starts. But a new app called CommuniSense, developed with EPFL, intends to change things.

More info can be found here: An app to steer clear of Kenya's road hazards (source EPFL)