This guest post is by Vanessa Brum-Bastos, Colin Ferster, Trisalyn Nelson at Arizona State University and Meghan Winters at Simon Fraser University.

Many researchers have used Strava data to analyze daily or seasonal patterns in biking to inform long-term infrastructure planning. It is possible using these methods to answer questions such as where the most popular routes are, or where there are gaps in the bike network.

However, it is possible to go further and to leverage the granularity of Strava data to guide more targeted interventions, such as deciding on the placement of bike share stations, the most appropriate location and times for bicycling ridership counts and even the development of bicycling lanes with specific operation hours. …

Let’s make planning for sustainable transportation faster, easier and more data-driven.

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Exploring popular commuting corridors in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Have you ever wanted to answer questions like:

Whether you’re a planner, a consultant, an advocate or a researcher, you can answer these questions and more using Strava Metro’s new web platform. …

I had fun recently talking with the folks at Crema for their product podcast Option Five. One of the themes about which I got asked the most questions was the concept of working across teams, so I thought I’d share some more thoughts here.

First up, it’s important to say that I work with a small team, and we’re an independent unit in how we plan and take our products to market and organize our sales strategy — largely because we’re serving a different set of customers than the core Strava product (government planners). …


Rodrigo Davies

Product @asana. Previously @strava @civicMIT @condenast, cofounder @howtobuildup. Runs on music.

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