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.
August 16, 2021
A quick look at recent studies on cycling infrastructure, complete networks, and getting it built.
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.
April 27, 2021
Dot maps are a great way to show many facets of a population in a dense area.
January 15, 2021
When, how, and why will transit ridership bounce back? Industry experts express optimism for a 2-5 year ridership recovery.