Case studies across North America

With more than 10,000 projects every month, StreetLight’s analytics have informed transportation analyses in all lower 48 States, Canada and Mexico. Below are some of the entities using StreetLight, followed by numerous case studies we invite you to peruse.



State Clients - Minnesota Department of Transportation, Ohio Department of Transportation, Main Department of Transportation, Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Transport Canada, Florida Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation, Iowa Department of Transportation


City and MPO Clients - LA Dot, Incog, Ottawa, Greater Madison MPO, New York City DOT, Atlanta GA, Toronto, Metroplan Orlando


Consulting Firm Clients - Steer, AECOM, CDM Smith, Kimley Horn, Fehr Peers, Stantec, HDR, Parsons


Enterprise Clients - Ford Mobility, Siemens, BCG, Alaska Airlines, Uber, Spin, Bloomberg, Macquarie

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Analytics Secured Federal Funding for Columbus

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Enhancing Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety in Pittsburgh

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Know Where to Place EV Charging Station Locations

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Cost-Effective Congestion Analysis in Ft. Lauderdale

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How Freight Traffic Data Enables Safer, More Efficient Truck Routing

To address issues caused by rising truck traffic in residential areas, Caltrans tapped StreetLight to analyze roadway freight traffic data in Northern Alameda County.


Using Big Data to Address Data Gaps and Validate Travel Demand Models

Learn how the City of Edmonton, Canada, used StreetLight InSight® to fill in their traffic volume data gap, validate their regional travel demand model and analyze insights to understand the changing mobility landscape.


Congestion Management Analytics Help Improve Traffic Flow and Road Safety

See how transportation planners in the Shreveport, Louisiana region partnered with StreetLight, saving time and resources to plan congestion management strategies, increase safety, and improve mobility in the region.

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Optimizing Bus Schedules to Best Serve Changing Commuting Patterns

Learn how SamTrans used StreetLight InSight® to measure commute demand in the Bay Area to adjust bus times, leading to increased ridership.

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The Impact of STAR Bond Attractions on Kansas Tourism

Learn how the Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit used StreetLight InSight® to measure before-and-after tourism visitation data at 16 state attraction sites, leading to surprising findings about the program’s success.

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Sharing Regional Transportation Emissions Data

Learn how Streetlight helped the Twin Cities Metropolitan Council measure individual communities’ emissions from passenger and commercial vehicles.


Tulsa MPO Fills Traffic Count Gaps

When jurisdictions in an Oklahoma MPO’s regions stopped collecting counts, StreetLight provided complete and reliable AADT metrics for the entire area.


Opportunities for Equitable Mode Shift

Trading in traditional travel demand models for StreetLight’s bicycle and pedestrian data, Jacobs projected mode shift for a bike-ped bridge in Portland.


Shift Freight Modes for Truck Traffic Control

Stantec developed a truck traffic control plan along the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to shift modes to marine vessels, reduce freight demand on the BQE, and enable other uses for the corridor

VMT Calculations for California SB 743 Compliance

Unlimited VMT Calculations for California SB 743 Compliance

StreetLight’s Metrics offer unlimited measurements for California SB 743 compliance, while reducing cost and process time.

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Dwell Time Analysis for National Parks

The amount of visitors in national parks has grown steadily over recent decades, leading to overcrowding. StreetLight’s dwell-time analysis helped the National Park Service better understand visitor-use management.

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Gauging Potential Demand for Intercity Passenger Rail Transport

When a rail operator needed travel patterns between five major metropolitan areas in the Northeast to identify travel demand, StreetLight’s customized solution linked consecutive trip stops into a longer tour, using adjustable temporal thresholds.

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Quantifying Long Haul Trucks on Florida Highways

StreetLight identified what percentage of truck traffic was short-haul (entering or exiting at a ramp) vs long-haul (passing straight through the corridor).

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Revamping a Legacy Transit Plan in Ontario

Over 20 years of budget constraints left Windsor, Ontario with a legacy transit system in need of overhaul. Big Data helped planners establish project scope, prioritize, and determine budget needs.

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Golden Gate Park Visitor Patterns

Golden Gate Park needed to count visitors through unsanctioned entrances. With StreetLight’s help, they got counts, trip origins, demographics, and more.

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Pinpointing Visitor Volume at California Park System

To balance public access and its environmental impact, the Nature Reserve of Orange County turned to StreetLight for detailed park visitor data.

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Active Transportation Plan for Sarasota

See Sarasota’s data-backed active transportation plan that guided decisions and funding for transit, bicycle, and pedestrian facilities.

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Multimodal Planning in the City of Toronto

Analytics informed planning studies for “Gateway Mobility Hubs” that will provide convenient, affordable, multimodal modes and improve connections to transit options in Toronto’s outskirts.

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Delivering Boston’s Ride-Hailing Metrics

Learn how StreetLight’s analysis confirmed that ride-hailing vehicles contribute substantially to congestion, Download now to learn more about identifying ride-hailing and delivery travel.

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Choosing Locations for Uber Air

Download our case study to learn what metrics Uber Air used to optimize site locations, how many trips per day Uber Air predicts for demand, and how many terminals it needs to meet that demand

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Fast Congestion Analysis in Napa

How Napa pinpointed the cause of congestion, saved time and money, and improved bus lines for commuters.

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Quantifying Cut Through Traffic Measures in a California City

See how Big Data was used to measure and communicate congestion before and after cut through restrictions.

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Football Hall of Fame Projects Tourism Explosion

The Pro Football Hall of Fame projected that annual visitors would jump from 300,000 to three million. To plan transportation for this tourism boost, planners turned to Big Data StreetLight for facts about where visitors came from, traffic hot spots, and parking options.

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Virginia Bike Tourism: Measuring Economic Impact

Planners knew that tourists visited the Virginia Capital Trail, but they didn’t have metrics for measuring bicycle tourism’s economic impact. They turned to Big Data for detailed information about bike and pedestrian trips.

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Detailed Truck Data for Virginia’s Port

To support transportation project prioritization, ongoing studies, and federal funding applications, Port of Virginia planners needed to know which routes were commonly used by port trucking. Learn how Big Data helped solve this transportation problem.

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Busting Congestion with Big Data in Lafayette, CA

Helping the city prioritize policy and infrastructure to reduce congestion in downtown Lafayette.

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Transportation Demand Management in Virginia

Planners analyzed hundreds of congested road segments to diagnose areas where certain techniques may have the biggest impact and to guide planning.

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Transportation Demand Management for Snowbowl Traffic

Flagstaff’s planners needed transportation demand management data for increasing Snowbowl traffic. See how Big Data helped.

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