Data-driven operations, planning, and advocacy support for sustainable mobility systems.

We help transportation planners, policy makers, and advocates understand their systems and cities better through data analytics, visualization, research, and effective communications.

Access and Equity

Learn how levels of transit service and acess to opportunities are distributed among population groups. Evaluate new transit projects and network redesigns through an access and equity lens.

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Reliability and Crowding

Use your operational data to dig into the performance of your transit system using advanced analysis and metrics. Find operational bottlenecks and use them to prioritize planning projects.

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Patterns of Use

See and model how pedestrians, cyclists, and transit riders move around cities, and gain insight into the day-to-day experiences of users through the analysis of mobile phone and WiFi connection data.

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Dashboarding and Visualization

Communicate your results to the public in an effective and engaging way with customized and interactive visual storytelling, and tools designed to allow users to see themselves in the data.

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Latest Posts

Read discussions about visualization, research, and transport policy.


A Map of Biking and Transit in Calgary

August 24, 2023
Comparing and constrasting the differences in biking and transit times to downtown Calgary and downtown Toronto

December 29, 2022
Via Rail's Holiday Blues

My opinion piece for the Globe and Mail on how Canadian rail policy contributed to the disasterous weekend over the 2022 Christmas holiday.

August 30, 2022
Recreating a Transit Travel Time Map from 1922

I decided to try my hand at updating a 100-year-old map of transit travel times in Melbourne.

May 22, 2022
How Fares Can Impact Access to Opportunities

"Premium" transit (such as commuter rail) can create gaps between what is accessible when fare money is limited. I outline a recently published study exploring this gap in seven major U.S. urban areas.

January 27, 2022
Mapping Transit Equity: Finding the Right Amount of Nuance

An "artist's statement" on a visualization of the distribution of nearby residents to stations on Calgary's current and future LRT network.

November 09, 2021
Do We Need Behaviour Models in Transit Planning?

Is prediction necessary for good transit planning? Alex Karner and I elaborate on a recent exchange with public transit consultant Jarrett Walker.

August 16, 2021
Five Minute Findings: Cycling and Infrastructure

A quick look at recent studies on cycling infrastructure, complete networks, and getting it built.