How Big Data and Machine Learning Can Strengthen Road SafetyCase Study Mapbox Mapillary Waze Transport
High-quality and reliable data is necessary to gain useful, actionable insights and enhance road safety conditions. However, collecting data on road safety through manual detection can be expensive, time-consuming, and complex.
The Effects of City Growth on Traffic and Urban MobilityCase Study Waze Disaster Risk Management Transport
The Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca has been deeply affected by urban sprawl, which has strained the city’s traffic system and caused increased congestion on roadways.
Buenos Aires Transport Demand PlanningCase Study Waze Transport Urban Development
Challenge The COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown measures implemented in 2020 had a significant impact on mobility in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires (AMBA), adding new constrains to the travel behaviours of residents and businesses.
A Data-Driven Framework to Support Bogota’s Barrios Vitales ProjectCase Study Waze Unacast Mapbox Transport
A data-driven framework to support the design, implementation, and evaluation of a superblock model in Bogotá from a speed management perspective and inform street design alternatives in the urban space.
Visualizing Millions of Waze Traffic Alerts with BigQuery, H3 and DaskTutorial Waze Transport Urban Development
Waze for Cities, a Data Partner of the Development Data Partnership, connects government partners to high quality, frequent and granular traffic data extremely valuable in informing public sector, transport and urban planning as well as addressing the United Nations’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Unlocking Mobility: TapTap Maps in Cap-HaïtienWhereIsMyTransport Transport
Challenge Haitian cities suffer from poor transportation services, and the lack of data from existing services limits improvement efforts. Tap Taps are the most popular motorized transportation mode employed across Haiti, yet there is not enough data on them as they are informal, private, and marginally regulated.
Optimizing Tourism Investments: Identifying Chokepoints and Underperforming Minor Roads in Sri LankaMapbox Transport
Challenge Connected and maintained transportation infrastructure are critical to sustainable economic development, but most current estimation methods of road quality are labor, time, and cost intensive.
Improving Road Safety in NairobiWaze Transport
“Data Partnership brings domain expertise. Google brings data expertise. Together we impact real world problems.” –Google’s Bailey-Galvis noted at a Data Partnership event in early February 2019
Mapping Freetown Transit for ResiliencyWhereIsMyTransport Disaster Risk Management Transport
Challenge: The resiliency of a transport network is a critical component to the stability and prosperity of a city. Freetown, prone to flooding and landslides, struggles to maintain services throughout the year.