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StreetLight Partners with TomTom to Expand Depth and Reach of Transportation Data and Insights Worldwide

By August 24, 2023 2 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 24, 2023 – StreetLight Data, Inc. (StreetLight), subsidiary of Jacobs (NYSE: J) and the leading Big Data company providing insights into how people, goods, and services move, today announced a technology and data partnership with TomTom (TOM2), the geolocation technology specialist. The partnership includes incorporating TomTom’s best-in-class global data into StreetLight’s growing line of cloud-based products that support transportation professionals with the most critical analytics, for any road and any mode.

The StreetLight InSight® platform transforms data into contextualized, normalized, and aggregated travel patterns. Through this partnership, StreetLight leverages TomTom’s historical and real-time traffic analytics based on anonymized speed data from more than 600 million connected devices. The result is deep global data coverage and a robust analytic platform that empowers planners and other transportation professionals with data-driven insights to inform transportation and infrastructure projects of any size and scope.

“For a decade StreetLight has been committed to finding and leveraging the best data sets available to give our clients access to transportation metrics and insights that help them make better, faster and often less expensive decisions about critical transportation and infrastructure work. Transportation has big challenges, and we have big ambitions to help meet them. This includes expanding into new products and new geographies. TomTom, with their robust platform and global presence, is the right partner for the next decade.

said Laura Schewel, StreetLight CEO and VP of Transportation Software at Jacobs.

Ralf-Peter Schaefer, Vice President for Traffic & Travel Information at TomTom, stated:

“We are excited to partner with an industry leader like StreetLight to deliver reliable and scalable mobility measurement tools to address today’s complex transportation problems. By combining our data from millions of trips globally with StreetLight’s industry-tailored solutions, we enable transportation planners, road authorities, and businesses to make informed, accurate decisions, thereby reducing congestion and improving mobility.”

About StreetLight Data, a Jacobs Company

StreetLight Data, Inc. (“StreetLight”) pioneered the use of Big Data analytics to shed light on how people, goods, and services move, empowering smarter, data-driven transportation decisions. The company applies proprietary machine-learning algorithms and its vast data processing resources to measure travel patterns of vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians, accessible as analytics on the StreetLight InSight® SaaS platform. Acquired by Jacobs as a wholly owned subsidiary in February 2022, StreetLight provides innovative digital solutions to help communities reduce congestion, improve safe and equitable transportation, and maximize the positive impact of infrastructure investment.

About TomTom

Billions of data points. Millions of sources. Hundreds of communities.

We are the mapmaker bringing it all together to build the world’s smartest map. We provide location data and technology to drivers, carmakers, businesses, and developers. Our application-ready maps, routing, real-time traffic, APIs and SDKs enable the dreamers and doers to shape the future of mobility.

Headquartered in Amsterdam with 3,800+ employees around the globe, TomTom has been helping people find their way in the world for over 30 years.