Bit City Conference
The Bit City conference on transportation, data and technology in contemporary cities drew experts from around the globe to discuss the role of data in designing, revising and studying transportation from a variety of ways. Panelists shared perspectives from how taxi data can be used to provide transportation planners with alternate sets of traffic-flow data to the challenges of planning for telecom and bandwidth.
Conference proceedings can be viewed on http://www.livestream.com/GSAPP
Professor David Levinson challenged basic assumption of automobile route selection. Watch a the video from “panel 2” on the livestream link to hear more about this and its impacts for transportation planning based on outdated theories.
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