Big data and transportation solutions in Northern Virginia

May 25, 2016

Anonymous GPS data can now let planners and transportation providers better understanding trip-making patterns without relying on surveys, traffic counts, or travel demand models. SSTI’s Chris McCahill presented how the data helped stakeholders find opportunities to manage demand and improve connectivity through relatively small investments in Northern Virginia. Keith Jasper, Program Coordinator for the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, explained how the data is now being used to inform planning and programming in the region.