Public transportation has always been a crucial component of many metropolitan cities around the world. We've observed that a great amount of people around us tend to avoid taking MARTA, with one of the most common reasons being personal safety concerns. The goal of this project is to 1) Understand what factors affect riders' perceived safety on MARTA rail system and 2) Devise a solution to increase perceived safety on MARTA rail system. Based on our research, we created a crowdsourcing prototype that helps users to report incidents and identify the population density of the incoming trains.
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