Research and analysis

Mobile phone data in transport modelling

Provides recommendations on the use of mobile network data in transport modelling.


Utilising mobile network data for transport modelling

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Provides recommendations and background information for using mobile network data in transport modelling with regard to building origin and destination matrices.

The study gives guidance on the topics of:

  • mobile network data pre-processing
  • mobile network data request and specification
  • benchmarking
  • mobile network data to model matrix
  • legal and ethical considerations.

This is to be used with the ‘Provision of technical advice and support for matrix building guidance’.

This report was produced for the Department for Transport by Transport Systems Catapult.

Published 30 November 2017