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Could Twitter Help Urban Planners Improve Transport Networks?

Matt Ball on November 23, 2012 - in Uncategorized

As far as data analysis is concerned, Twitter is primarily used for retrospective tracking of sentiment and other social data, but could geolocated Tweets be used to plan for the future?

Data-mapping expert Eric Fischer has used geolocated Tweets to find the most frequently travelled routes in US cities. Could this sort of data be used to plan transit systems in the future?

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