Jersey City Independent
“It wasn’t difficult to put this together. It only took me a couple days,” says Axel Hellman.
The undertaking Hellman is describing is a map (available online) of the routes of the jitney minibuses that run through Jersey City and other Hudson County towns as a part of a class project.
Hellman is a sophomore at USC with a major in urban planning. Before his maps, there was no route information about the jitneys, and no maps whatsoever, according to Hellman. Which is precisely what inspired him to make the maps, “I know these routes are hard to understand and can be mysterious to people who are not familiar with them.