RIGHT ON TRACK
RIGHT ON TRACK is a Processing art experiment that seeks to explore and illustrate the movement of people around the University of California San Diego and their dependence on public transportation. By hacking the official UCSD Shuttle Tracker website, www.ucsdbus.com, I was able to attain information on certain bus routes, such as which busses are currently operating, for what route these busses are operating on, their longitude and latitudes, as well as their current capacity. The circles on RIGHT ON TRACK represent the various busses that are currently operating, with the color representing the official color for the particular route that bus is on and the size dependent on the current bus’ capacity. These circles are moving across the canvas in real-time, based on the position of the actual, moving bus, creating a living, constantly shifting piece of art.
** Due to the fact this art project utilizes live shuttle feeds from around the UCSD area, it can only be viewed Monday thru Friday, 8am to midnight. This is because shuttles only run during these times.