Free report: Managing taxi markets with GPS data

Transportation planners have received a substantial boost with the release of the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium's latest peer-reviewed study, Modeling Taxi Demand with GPS Data from Taxis and Transit. These planners are challenged to make regulatory, planning, and engineering decisions about how to manage taxi markets, accounting for their role in the transportation system. New York City was used as the model for the report, but the methods are general and can be applied to cities around the world where similar data is available. Principal investigator was Eric Gonzales, PhD, now with the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  Read more.