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Big Data Could Revolutionize Transportation. Is That a Good Thing?

On Mar 13, 2020
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Imagine a world where your city transportation department knew exactly how every cyclist, pedestrian, driver and transit user really used the roads. Is it a dystopian nightmare, or exactly what we need to fix our streets? @streetsblogkea explores. https://t.co/HDXLo3rJW0
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Most of us are already sharing our location with private corporations almost every day. Could we use that data for good — or do we need to fight Big Brother?

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On Mar 13, 2020
@StreetsblogUSA shared
Imagine a world where your city transportation department knew exactly how every cyclist, pedestrian, driver and transit user really used the roads. Is it a dystopian nightmare, or exactly what we need to fix our streets? @streetsblogkea explores. https://t.co/HDXLo3rJW0
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Big Data Could Revolutionize Transportation. Is That a Good Thing?

Most of us are already sharing our location with private corporations almost every day. Could we use that data for good — or do we need to fight Big Brother?

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If only experienced cyclists feel safe in a bike lane, then is it a bike lane at all?

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