Social Media as datasource

General info

the Netherlands

In cooperation with PublicSonar, de Innovatiecentrale researched the possibilities of filtering messages on Social Media as additional datasource for traffic controllers in the traffic management centre. This project, named ‘social media as additional datasource’, aims to answer the following questions:

Research questions
• Do messages on Social Media contain valuable traffic information?
• Can this information be used undisturbedly?
• How can this information be used in the operational processes of the traffic controller?