In 2017, ride-hailing conglomerate launched Movement, a tool intended to help local leaders, urban planners, and communities make civil engineering decisions using data collected from Uber users’ 15 million trips a day across over seven hundred cities. Today, Uber further invested in this effort with Uber Movement Speeds, a new module which provides traffic speeds data at the street segment and hourly level.
Uber Movement Speeds launches today in New York City, Seattle, Cincinnati, Nairobi, and London. It’s free to download and taps aggregated and anonymized speeds data to offer “rich” coverage for all types of urban roadways, Uber says.
“The key to solving this nation’s immense transportation challenge is cooperation, and Uber has been a champion partner for OKI,” said CEO of The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana