Transportation RFI seeks better data analysis tools to inform safety policymaking

FedScoop: The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Safety Data Initiative — the agency’s strategy for using big data to make American highways safer — is now seeking industry input on what tools are out there for better data analysis and visualization.

The project, which kicked off in January, released a request for information this week calling for “industry sources, business practices, technical capacity, and operational capability related to data integration, data analysis, and data visualization that could be leveraged to further DOT’s capabilities to use safety-related data to better inform policy and decision making for multimodal surface transportation safety.”

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