Service: GIS Accessibility and Data Analysis

Transport planning/ development/ investment decision making is reliant on a robust evidence base. A wealth of data at a national level (census, national travel surveys and transport network/ service data from the National Transport Authority) can provide key input data upon which this analysis is based. Where appropriate, national data can be supplemented by bespoke data collection at a local level to gain a better understanding of transport network use and performance. This data collection could include staff/ resident travel surveys, public transport boarding and alighting surveys or car parking analysis.

Key components of this service include, as necessary:

  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS) including ArcGIS, QGIS and PostgreSQL / PostGIS
  • Multimodal accessibility analysis
  • Network and walkability analysis
  • Public transport wait time, walk time and in-transit analysis
  • Traffic and public transport modelling
  • Census data analysis – population, employment and customer catchment analysis
  • Data collection and analysis – traffic, parking and public transport surveys
  • Spreadsheet and database analysis.

Our Latest Service: GIS Accessibility and Data Analysis Projects

Bucharest Metro Line 2 Renewal Programme Appraisal Support

Client: METROREX S.A.Duration: Sept 2015 to Dec 2018 Project Summary Transport Insights was initially commissioned in September 2014 to provide pre-feasibility demand forecasting and cost-benefit analysis support to a renewal programme on Bucharest’s metro network. Further support in relation to a revised proposed scheme was provided in 2018 in support of an upcoming planned European…
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Northwood Parking Feasibility Study

Client: Techhus LimitedDuration: June 2017 to August 2019 Project Summary Transport Insights was commissioned in June 2017 to undertake a parking feasibility study for a proposed development featuring 56 no. residential units, 670 sqm GFA of retail space and 575 sqm GFA of commercial space located in Santry, Dublin 9. The proposed level of car…
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National Sports Campus Masterplan

Client: Sport IrelandDuration: August 2019 – Ongoing Project Summary Transport Insights was commissioned by Sport Ireland in August 2019, as part of multi-disciplinary design team to develop a masterplan for the ca. 200 hectares National Sports Campus at Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. Within the lifetime of the Masterplan it is envisaged that the site will accommodate…
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South Dublin Public Transport Accessibility Review

Client: South Dublin County CouncilDuration: Sept 2016 – Feb 2017 Project Summary Transport Insights, with Systra as sub-consultants, was commissioned by South Dublin County Council in September 2016 to undertake a public transport accessibility review of South Dublin County, one of four local authority areas in County Dublin. Key tasks undertaken for this project included…
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Allergan Car Park Expansion

Client: Allergan Pharmaceuticals IrelandDuration: July 2019 to Jan 2020 Project Summary Transport Insights was commissioned by Allergan Pharmaceuticals in July 2019 to undertake a Traffic and Transport Assessment (TTA) in relation to the proposed expansion of on-site car parking facilities at its campus in Westport, County Mayo. The commission post-dated earlier transport engineering design support…
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