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UKRLG e-newsletter March 2018
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Building on big data to improve transport thinking

Useful data sets can be interrogated by academics to improve our understanding of how transport improves peoples' lives. 

'Data is the new oil' is a phrase ofetn heard at conferences and in news reports; and transportation is one area where the potential benefits of harvesting data are starting to be realised.

To read the full article from Transportation Professional see here:  Transportation Professional March 2018

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Urban Big Data Centre

Funded by the ESRC, the UBDC brings together the expertise of urban social scientists, data scientists, and statisticians...

Their mission is to promote innovative research methods and the use of big data to improve social, economic, and environmental well-being in cities.

They also conduct our own studies to generate new knowledge and insights for use in city planning, policymaking, and big data analytics.

Their services are open to researchers, policymakers, third sector organisations, businesses, and citizens across the UK. They  also advise and work in partnership with a wide range of universities, public bodies and governments worldwide.

See here for more.

The UK Roads Liaison Group

The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation
119 Britannia Walk, London, N1 7JE, UK

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7336 1584, Fax: +44 (0)20 7336 1556, Email: justin.ward@ciht.org.uk

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