Top 10 Uses Cases of foot traffic in public transport

Foot Traffic analytics can identify the characteristics of transit stops and routes, helping to determine and improve the overall coverage of any transit system.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

When it comes to public transport, foot traffic analytics can be of great help to authorities, who are faced with various challenges such as road congestion and the diversity of modes of transport, among others. This poses difficulties for public transport managers and operators when it comes to planning.

Now, with analytics generated by geospatial data, transit authorities can get a great help in planning and optimizing service management. Read the complete article here

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Here are the Top 10 uses and applications of foot traffic analysis for public transport:

  1. Understanding the service level.
Allows modeling of public transport service based on schedules using a geospatial data models and mobility analytics, this can answer questions such as the following:
  • What area of the city can people reach in different time periods on both by walking and taking the public transport?
  • What is the optimal location for a new service?
  • How to identify the role of public transport in food accessibility, or calculate accessibility to work in different neighborhoods?
  • What type of employees should I target for ridesharing incentives?

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