Crowdsourcing Transportation Systems DataDownload Now
“Crowdsourcing” has been a topic of increasing interest in the popular press, but the concept is often ill-defined. Crowdsourcing involves leveraging the combined intelligence, knowledge, or experience of a group of people to answer a question, solve a problem, or manage a process.
Due to ever-increasing connectivity and emerging data analysis techniques, crowdsourced data are expected continue to increase in value and use within transportation systems operations. This report develops a clear and internally consistent taxonomy for crowdsourced data that can be used to structure related discussions and describes how agencies may leverage various types of crowdsourced data for transportation system management.Download Now