Consumer Data Research Centre

CDRC Maps London’s Daily Commute

Oliver O’Brien, CDRC Data Scientist and Senior Research Associate at UCL Dept of Geography, has published a visualisation of Department for Transport traffic counts by mode, for the morning rush hour for London, at Viewers can access raw counts data over the last 15 years, for several thousand measuring sites in the capital, and see how volumes and mode share have changed, on a street-by-street basis, as the capital’s commuting patterns continue to evolve.  A detailed description of the interactive map is at The CDRC is looking to expand its coverage and work of transport-related consumer datasets, and is working with local councils to help analyse and visualise their transport-related datasets. The work was featured in a recent article published by Wired: has has already led to expressions of interest from other potential data providers.

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