DOT's safety data visualization challenge lands on two finalists

FedScoop: A Department of Transportation challenge seeking new data visualization tools for transportation safety data has chosen two finalists — Ford Motor Co. and the University of Central Florida.

Both will now proceed to stage three of the Solving for Safety challenge to build out their prototypes into full, working visualization dashboards and vie for a piece of the $350,000 prize pot. DOT hopes data analysis can uncover previously unseen patterns and lead to the creation of better traffic safety policy.

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