From State of the Map 2014, a Video by Kevin Webb of Conveyal
In this session I will discuss transport accessibility modeling using OpenStreetMap and OpenTripPlanner Analyst.
Accessibility analysis techniques are one of a suite of tools used by transport planners to understand the efficiency of a city authority’s transportation system, and to inform decision-making about transport service planning.
The goal of the OTPA project is to produce quantitative indicators that inform debate and decision-making processes by revealing hidden dimensions of the relationship between transportation and land use.
We are using and extending OTP as part of the Accessibility Observatory.