Nolaist is a small collective of designers and developers, working to make New Orleans more accessible through technology.


Latest Project: NextCar

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Everyday, more than 17,000 people use the New Orleans Streetcar system to travel to and from school, work and play. The NextCar application utilizes mobile tagging technology provided by Microsoft® Tag to give these riders the ability to predict when the next car should be arriving based on schedule. If things aren't running on time, it also provides an outlet to collect performance feedback for the RTA.

To use NextCar with your mobile device, simply snap a tag located on the signpost of any St. Charles Line stop with the Microsoft® Tag Reader application (you can get the free application by visiting and be sure to support us on Kickstarter if you think we're onto something.

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