Moving People and Ideas
Hi there! My name is Willem, and I am a transit and rail researcher with academic and professional experience in data-and-mathematics driven analysis and modelling of urban transportation systems. I bring a strong theoretical and applied research background that emphasizes practical and adaptive applications of theoretical models and bridging the theory-data gap. I am currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto's Transit Analytics Lab.
July 14, 2021
Despite reliability being at or near the top of what's important to passengers and data that is commonly available, transit agencies lack nuanced and detailed reporting on reliability. Here are six visualizations that can help communicate the reliability of a route better.
May 02, 2021
Comparing VIA Rail arrival data from 2019 to 2020 to learn if the Coronavirus had an impact on the reliability of operations.
January 15, 2021
When, how, and why will transit ridership bounce back? Industry experts express optimism for a 2-5 year ridership recovery.
January 13, 2021
A guide and reference for web-based data visualization