What's it like to commute in Metro Manila?

(Photo by Mark Balmores for the Manila Bulletin) What is it like to commute in Metro Manila? We've all heard and experienced stories that range from good to bad to worse. One Ma. Charmagne Cruz has written about her harrowing experience over at Quora, detailing what her typical commute day »

Understanding Data: Sakay.ph Statistics

Introduction Hello, Wil here! I handle deployment of the iPhone and iPad app of Sakay.ph, among other things at By Implication. One of these many things is data science and analysis. High-level data analysis involves a lot of math, but we can start with some basic exploratory data manipulation »

A (Very) Long Weekend: INC and EDSA, By the Numbers

The events of August 28 to August 31 have been the subject of much discussion and controversy. Here we present some solid facts, visualized. Sources: Affected people http://www.philstar.com/nation/2013/07/10/963881/mmda-proposes-expanded-number-coding-edsa http://www.philstar.com/nation/2015/02/06/1420829/provl-buses-may-use-edsa-tunnels-until-june http://www.interaksyon. »

The Ride Ahead

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Sakay.ph blog! It’s been a while since Thomas and I quietly launched the very first version of Sakay.ph — exactly 700 days since October 1, 2013, the deadline of the Philippine Transit App Challenge. We built and designed Sakay.ph 1.0 »