Using Big Data to Optimise Road Improvement Spend
Data collection and analysis that would have taken months can now be performed in seconds. And big data can help planners and funders ensure that road infrastructure spending is optimised and society gains the most.
Economics is the study of scarce resources, and what is more scarce than our roadways. For example, in England the Strategic Road Network represents just 2% of all roads but carries over a third of all traffic and two thirds of all freight.
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