GIS for transportation goes big at Ohio State

An article in the Big Data Future blog quotes myself and Morton O’Kelly (Director, Center for Urban and Regional Analysis) about Big Data and transportation:

“I can now think of cities as a collection of individuals moving, not just a big amorphous blob with waves of people moving through it,” said Miller. “I want to know how we can build transportation systems in cities such that we can create sustainable development and livable communities.”

Morton, being a good adviser (I did my PhD with him back in 1991), backs me up:

“We have become very used to things like that working without realizing that underneath is an efficient computation underpinning things that allow us to have a smooth operating transportation system,” said O’Kelly.

Read the full post here:  [Big Data and Transportation at Ohio State]

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