Metropolitan Council

COVID Traffic Trends

Monitoring social distance guideline adherence with traffic data

Using location-based services to locate high activity areas within Twin Cities regional parks

It’s one thing to know that transportation is a significant cause of greenhouse gas emissions — it’s another to quantify how much. To address the scarcity of transportation emissions data in Minnesota, the Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities has …

Como Regional Park Hex Grid StreetLight Analysis

Visualize high activity areas within Como Regional Park and seasonal trends

Using Location-based Data in Regional Parks Visitors Research

StreetLight Data provides aggregated cell phone location data for transportation research. This talk will examine how the Research Team at the Metropolitan Council is using StreetLight to analyze visitor patterns in regional parks. We will cover …