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What Is Traffic Calming?

To improve road safety, traffic calming measures reduce vehicle speeds and encourage responsible driving. Here's how they work and the mobility data behind their success.
November 13, 2023

How to Plan a Safe Charity Bike Ride

Visitorship seemed like it was increasing at Pocahontas State Park, Virginia’s top mountain biking destination. But what were the numbers, and where were visitors coming from? It only took a few hours in the StreetLight InSight ® software platform to find out, and the results surprised me.
February 24, 2021
StreetLight in the News

StreetLight Data and Siemens Partner to Help Communities Prepare for EV Infrastructure Deployment

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – October 29, 2019.  StreetLight Data, the leader in Big Data analytics for mobility, Siemens ITS Digital Lab, a digital application center for Intelligent Traffic Systems, and Siemens Energy Business Advisory, the leader in strategic planning for energy transitions, are pooling their data and industry knowledge to help communities prepare for the growth in electric vehicles (EVs)…
October 31, 2019
StreetLight in the News

Spin, Populus, and StreetLight Data Launch Mobility Data Fellowship

Year-long program will give select nonprofits use of mobility data to advance safer and more livable urban infrastructure  September 30, 2019 - Spin, Ford’s electric scooter and micromobility subsidiary, is launching an initiative to help non-profit advocates leverage data-gathering tools to fight for infrastructure change. Working with transportation analytics platform StreetLight Data and mobility data platform Populus, Spin is taking…
September 30, 2019
StreetLight in the News

StreetLight Data’s Machine Learning Technology Delivers More Granular Traffic Counts Across the U.S.

StreetLight Data unveils new Annual Average Hourly Traffic (AAHT) counts and Monthly Annual Daily Traffic (MADT) counts. Transportation planners, engineers and other industry experts can now access hourly, daily, weekly and monthly traffic metrics using the cloud-based software platform, StreetLight InSight®. AAHT and MADT counts are essential for identifying and forecasting traffic conditions for specific days or months of the…
September 10, 2019
StreetLight in the News

StreetLight Data Expands Traffic Counts to Canada

Full story originally published by on July 11, 2019.   The mobility big data specialist provides on-demand traffic volumes for more than 4.5 million miles of Canadian and US roadway, based on 100 billion location points every month. StreetLight Data, the big data analytics mobility specialist that aims to help cities make better decisions over transport and infrastructure, has…
July 22, 2019

Is Congestion Pricing Right for Atlanta?

For growing metro areas like Atlanta, congestion pricing is a hot topic. Since I live and work in Atlanta, and also happen to work for a company that uses Big Data for transportation analytics, I ran my own sample study on Atlanta’s congestion. Here’s what I learned.
May 6, 2019
StreetLight in the News

StreetLight Data Can Now Help Cities Measure Bicycle and Foot Traffic

VentureBeat announces StreetLight Data’s new proprietary machine learning algorithm that can identify bikes and foot traffic as separate from motorized vehicles. StreetLight Data provides bicycle and pedestrian data to analyze where people travel to and from, at what times, and days. This data helps city officials, engineers, and transportation planners build cutting-edge infrastructure projects. The data can also reveal how…
January 14, 2019