Big Data - Articles and news items
Industry news • 9 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
A new report published by the Urban Transport Group has called on transport authorities and UK legislation to keep pace with vast volumes of data generated through travel enabling improved customer services.
Issue 4 2016 • 19 August 2016 • Peter Mott, Solution Director Public Transport, PTV Group
For Eurotransport Peter Mott, Solution Director Public Transport at PTV Group, explains how data from electronic fare collection systems can be imported offline into a planning system for further processing and focuses on the example of the SmarTrip® Card in Washington DC.
Industry news • 16 August 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
With London’s Night Tube launching on Friday 19 August, Transport for London (TfL) has updated its open Application Program Interface (API) to include Night Tube data.
Issue 3 2016 • 20 June 2016 • Lauren Sager Weinstein, Head of Analytics at Transport for London (TfL)
Lauren Sager Weinstein, Head of Analytics at Transport for London (TfL), has responsibility for the analysis of customer data, supporting operational and planning areas in delivery of services to TfL’s customers. London is a big growing city; more than 31 million journeys are made in the capital each day, 23% more than 15 years ago. Trains on one of the busiest underground lines, the Victoria line, carries thousands of commuters at a rate of one every 100 seconds during the morning peak. As Lauren explains for Eurotransport, it’s therefore natural that the data that TfL has access to is big as well…
Simon Spooner, Partner at international law firm, Osborne Clarke, talks to Eurotransport about research into transport innovation which is determining the rise of ‘smart cities’ and discusses barriers to widespread smart technology adoption.
Industry news • 16 November 2015 • IT-TRANS 2016
The massive increase in data available to public transport companies and its potential for a customer service revolution will be the key focus of the conference programme at the 2016 IT-TRANS International Conference and Exhibition (1-3 March) in Karlsruhe, Germany…
Industry news • 4 August 2015 • FourC AS
FourC AS is proud to announce a revolutionary patent pending passenger flow analysis product that totally disrupts the way passenger flow and counting has been done up until now….
Industry news • 21 July 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Transport for London’s (TfL) Annual Report reveals an additional half a billion journeys took place on London’s public transport network in 2014/15 compared to five years ago. The Report records passenger journeys between April 2014 and March 2015. According to TfL, record numbers of customers used the public transport network coinciding with the introduction of […]
Whitepapers • 29 January 2015 • Nexcom
We show how the growing challenge of traffic jams can be met with by the Connected Car and intelligent transportation systems (ITS) from NEXCOM…
“Technology can greatly improve the transport experience…”