It is said that big data is a kilometre wide but only a millimetre thick. It is providing us with a lot of numbers but the information can lack depth. There are many factors involved in why peopl
Founded in 1983, Austraffic has undertaken thousands of traffic and transport studies in all states and territories of Australia, and New Zealand. Our commitment is to deliver cost effective data of the highest quality, presented in a format that is practical to you.
Our traffic engineering and information technology specialists, can assist you with every element of survey design, analysis and presentation of reports. Austraffic's methods are based on over 33 years experience providing traffic and transport data collection services to a wide range of clients, from State Road Authorities, to Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering Consultants, major Shopping Centres, Airports, and State and Local Government Authorities.
Austraffic undertakes hundreds of studies every year, including: traffic counts, speed, classification and travel time; origin destination of cars, trucks, pedestrians and public transport; transport planning data collection; traffic impact assessments; parking occupancy and accumulation; interview and behavioural surveys.
Fewer people are staying out late at night in the Sydney CBD and surrounding precincts, while antisocial behaviour has continued to decline, a City of Sydney report has found.
The study paints a picture of how the 1.30am lockout and 3am "last drinks" laws are changing the city's nightlife, suggesting they have reduced the number of late-night revellers on the city's streets while contributing to an ongoing decrease in violence and drunken antics.
"Data, hardware, and software are available in droves, but human comprehension of the possibilities they enable is much less common. Given that problem, there is a great need for more education on this topic. And unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of other good options out there for non-quantitative managers who want to learn about analytics."
"Knowing how to develop and deliver a data-driven presentation is now a crucial skill for many professionals, since we often have to tell our colleagues a story about the success of a new initiative, the promise of a new business opportunity, or the imperative of a change in strategy — stories that are much more compelling when they’re backed by numbers.
"To reach audiences with data-driven content, what really matters is your ability to craft a good story, and there’s very little math required. In fact, discomfort with numbers may actually lead you to ask the right questions to create the most interesting and accessible data-driven content"
The 5th of August marks the anniversary of the first electric traffic signal, which was installed on this day in 1914 on the corner of 105th and Euclid, in Cleveland, Ohio.