Trial uses mobile data to tackle potholes and congestion


 

Anonymous data from the O2 mobile phone network is being used in a government trial to identify potholes and congestion hotspots. The Thames Valley Berkshire Live Lab project aims to help local authorities plan improvements to air quality, public health, roads and energy infrastructure. The trials use crowd movement data collected from anonymised, aggregated O2 mobile connections – as well as anonymised data from air quality sensors and cameras on refuse trucks – to give councils a more accurate picture […]