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Accessibility for all: Open source options for measuring access to destinations

posted Jun 19, 2017, 11:38 AM by Chris McCahill   [ updated Jun 19, 2017, 11:39 AM ]

As highlighted in two recent SSTI webinars in March and April of this year, accessibility measures are becoming more useful in practice. The most notable examples rely on proprietary data and methods, but open source approaches are also gaining traction, while highlighting the need for more reliable, open data.

Accessibility measures describe how easily people can reach destinations, usually in terms of travel time, given the existing transportation system and land use patterns.

Read more at SSTI news.