The Year in Trufi: 2023

So long 2023! A year that has been nothing short of transformative. We’ve navigated the complex landscape of sustainable transport, open-source applications, and community-driven initiatives for the global South.

Our year began with a cheerful toot on Mastodon, inviting you to join Trufi Association in an online space that resonates with the spirit of our mission.

Here are a few highlights from the year that followed.

Public Transport Mapping Course Launched by Trufi Association and Mobility Hub


Empowering individuals to revolutionize transportation, we launched a free online public transport mapping course in collaboration with Mobility Hub. Knowledge becomes a catalyst for change — and create the transport data needed by our apps.

100,000+ Installs for the Trufi App in Cochabamba

100000 Installs Cochabamba

A celebration of community empowerment! We marked a significant milestone as the Trufi App reached over 100,000 installs in Cochabamba, driven by the community’s enthusiasm and viral TikTok videos. Read More

Webinar Series: Sustainable and Inclusive Approaches to Mobility


As part of our commitment to knowledge sharing, Trufi Association launched a webinar series covering crucial topics. Each session delves into sustainable approaches, inclusive mobility, and the transformative power of data in shaping the future of transportation.

We Empowered Trufi App Users to Submit Missing Transport Routes – No OSM Required


Not everyone is an OpenStreetMapper, but a lot of people can use WhatsApp and draw on a screenshot. We showcased how Trufi App users use the skills they have to update transport routes in Cochabamba. Read More

Fastest App Launch Ever: Quirqui Rutas – A New Public Transport App for Oruro, Bolivia

Oruro App

In a record time, we introduced Quirqui Rutas, a groundbreaking public transport app launched in Oruro, Bolivia – just in time for their annual carnival. This app promises to transform the way both locals and visitors navigate the city’s intricate bus routes. Read More

AUTONOMY Oddities – Our Takeaways from the 2023 Expo


Trufi Association brought a unique and much-needed perspective to the AUTONOMY Mobility World Expo in Paris. Our delegation shared valuable insights from the experience. Read More

Colombian OpenStreetMappers Impress ITDP Sustainable Transport Expert

Taylor Reich at Salesiano School

ITDP came to Duitama and discovered our secret sauce: Duitama Mapping Stars, teenagers who map routes in OSM create high-quality transport data, and contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Read More

Make Transport Simple: Can the Global South Learn from Germany’s Deutschlandticket?


Drawing inspiration from Germany’s transport breakthrough, we explored the potential lessons it holds for the global South — innovation, affordability, and a customer-centric approach. Read More

Support Trufi Association for More Leadership in 2024

2023 has been a year of changes, collaboration, and impact for Trufi Association. In the new year, our commitment to reshaping urban mobility remains unwavering. Help us fulfill our potential with a contribution.

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