Data Collection

Catch up with recording from MAC Research Forum 6 December

Dear scholars in the VREF community, 6 December we arranged a virtual Research Forum presenting and discussing three projects within the Mobility and Access in African Cities program (MAC) . Focus of the day was  ”New tools for improving user information and developing more inclusive paratransit planning”. If you missed out you can now see

Workshop summary report: Reimagining the techno-social infrastructure for collecting data

These were the framing questions when the Global Network for Popular Transportation (GNPT) ran a workshop on Paratransit Day at the Transforming Transportation Conference in Washington, D.C. earlier this year. More than fifty people from different countries participated. Researchers, program officers, development officers, and transportation professionals, representing nonprofits, private companies, development organizations, multilateral banks, and

New study: Global scan of data collection efforts in informal and shared mobility

Shared mobility and informal transportation address mobility and employment needs of people around the world. Data has a critical role to play in bringing visibility to this important sector and can help improve access, environmental sustainability, economic development, and better governance. A review by Agile City Partners took stock of efforts on collecting data on

Modelling paratransit in low data environments in Africa

Centre for Transport Studies, Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment, University of Cape Town, South Africa. EP-2022-MAC-07, Prof. Zuidgeest, Mark Abstract Current methods of transport planning, in particular travel demand models, are inherently dependent on accurate representations of the land-use – transport system. Their established methods have been developing since the 1950s, exclusively in