Transportation planners have speculated that work-from-home policies could positively affect climate change by reducing emissions. We analyze this tempting alternative to infrastructure or policy changes
Editorial TeamApril 21, 2021
Nick Lepp, Director of Transportation Planning at MetroPlan Orlando, explains how his team leverages their investment in Big Data analytics by sharing it with other agencies.
Editorial TeamDecember 10, 2020
Department of Transportation budget uncertainty was on everyone’s mind at our annual StreetLight Summit. StreetLight “power users” discuss high-value ways to use big data analytics.
Editorial TeamNovember 17, 2020
Traffic congestion in major urban areas is shifting, post-COVID. Our analysis of rush-hour traffic shows that while total miles driven are back to pre-COVID levels, when and where trips occur is quite different.
Thomas GroganNovember 4, 2020
To understand (and predict) how work-from-home policies impact vehicle miles traveled statistics, we analyzed how commutes changed in 2020 for Seattle’s four largest employers.
Andrew ThompsonOctober 5, 2020
Taylor Emerson, Manager of Strategic Planning for the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, explains how she uses LBS data to advocate for her park system.
Editorial TeamSeptember 9, 2020
How to adapt short- and long-term transportation planning amid current uncertainty. You can still chart a path with so many factors outside your control.
Jim HubbellAugust 31, 2020
In the time of Corona, the bicycle became a more important travel option than driving. Read our analysis to see where cycling and driving shifted during May.
Thomas Grogan and Phaedra HiseJuly 21, 2020