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Student Learning Hub: Diving into open data – What is available and how to use them for transportation research

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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  • Instructor: Hector Landes, New York University
  • Hands-on exercise: Yes
  • Level: No prior experience required.
  • Schedule: Wednesday October 26, 2022, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Description: This course will be a general introduction to how to use open data for transportation projects. It will start with a short lecture to introduce open-data sources and software to use for data engineering with a focus on demographic, traffic, economic, and safety data. The second part will be a tutorial on how to retrieve data from these sources, how to clean them, manipulate them, and finally visualize them. Finally, this course will also cover how to troubleshoot during data pre-processing and how to overcome an error in either the code or the data. Hands-on exercises on how to use Excel, Tableau, Jupyter Notebook, and QGIS to process the data will be presented.

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Date:
October 26
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Website:
https://nyu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUkdOGrpzopHdKc3pIr6ooE1l4gFmSvR6_X

Organizer

C2SMART
Phone:
6469973811
Email:
c2smart@nyu.edu
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Venue

Virtual
6 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Phone:
6469973049