Big data opportunities to enhance public transport

New promising Big Data sources are becoming available in the Public Transport industry, via for instance Intermodal Transport Control Systems (ITCS). This data provides insights into both passenger flows and vehicle performance and is of great help to optimize public transport services. The data enables to evaluate ridership and compare it with use of other modes as car and bike traffic. In addition, whatif- predictions are possible to gain insights into expected level of cost coverage, service and ridership and to finally optimize the services.

Read more: ITCS and Big Data (IT TRANS2014)

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