Now take informed decisions on infrastructure, urban mobility and traffic management
Uber has introduced its comprehensive data-sharing exercise on traffic patterns Uber Movement at an event in Delhi today. This initiative can help urban planners, local leaders, and civic communities make informed decisions which will indirectly improve urban mobility in the cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad.
To help city officials measure the impact of road improvements, major events, and transit lines.
An effective tool for planners and policymakers to analyze transportation patterns, and make smart investments on future infrastructure projects.
To help commuters discover patterns and analyze the impact of events, rush hours, and road closures in cities and help optimize travel time.
Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs was present at the launch of the case studies of Uber Movement, and he affirmed, “Under the PM Modi led government, it is for the first time that India has embraced urbanization as a win-win solution for the country’s development. By providing data of Uber rides to the public at large, Uber Movement is supporting a data-led approach to urban planning. I congratulate the Uber team for a successful launch of the Movement platform.”
The initiative offers anonymized, aggregated Uber data to show travel conditions across different times, days or months, and how travel times are impacted by things like big events and road closures in a city.
Ann Lavin, Senior Director, Public Policy and Government Relations, Asia Pacific, Uber explained, “The issue of congestion is becoming alarming across most cities in India. Thanks to sustained efforts by our mapping team, we have been able to gather large amounts of traffic data for several key metros in India. Uber MOVEMENT can help driver data-driven policymaking and provide the much-needed impetus to academia, urban planners, civic authorities and government officials. Together with the government, we aim to continue playing a key role in solving for urban mobility challenges through this initiative.”
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