Questions tagged [transportation]

Transportation is the movement of people, animals and goods from one location to another.

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Free database of vehicle data and images

I've been looking for a free database of vehicle manufacturer's specifications, data, and images for a long time with no luck, does anyone have any ideas?
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Database of ships?

Is there a database of the ships that were built until now, containing the size, weight, displacement, cost, year of built, and optionally the amount of used materials? It does not need to contain ...
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Airport / airline data from all over the world

Where can I get a database with airports and possible with (available / closed) runways from all over the world? I am looking for airlines and contact info of managers in decision-making positions at ...
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Automobile accident data in the US

A friend's question: Are there data about automobile accidents over the course of a year with daily increments and preferably with a large variety of filters like city, highway, etc?
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Where can I find U.S. train traffic data?

I'm trying to get a general idea of railroad traffic along particular segments of track—whether it's abandoned, whether it gets one train a month, or 100 trains a day. Is there a source of such data? ...
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Population movement datasets?

Are there any datasets available that contain real or simulated movement data of individuals over a period of time, or at least some metadata about population movements that might be used to build ...
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Open dataset on manned space missions

Are there any open datasets about manned space missions? I'm looking for basic information like name and nationality of the astronauts or cosmonauts, launcher, goals, time in space, results, and so on....
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API giving ships positions for the whole world

shipAIS has a great database and web interface showing what ships are in a particular area: Unfortunately, it is limited to North Europe. Is there a similar database for ships in the whole world? ...
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Is there a site where USA road traffic historical data would be available?

Is there a site where USA road traffic historical data would be available? For example, whether the usual traffic jam on Bay Bridge in Maryland on Memorial day weekend was worse in 2012 vs. 2011?
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Is there any international public transport data?

I want to create some proof of concept for an international public transport service. Is there any data or an API available that already normalizes this data across multiple countries, besides Google ...
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Are there any APIs that find the shortest sea distance between two points, given the latitude and longitude?

Searching online turns up websites like this one, which can return the shortest over-water distance between two ports, but I'm looking for something more general. Are there APIs or datasets that would ...
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Where can I find data on aircraft?

I'm a student working on Blended-Wing-Body(BWB) shape optimization. Does anyone know how can I get wind tunnel data or other data on BWB? Is there open data for aircraft design?
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Airline check for availability data

Where can I find a free web service, or data available in XML format, to check for flights availability? Something like OpenFlights to which provides airport data.
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Data Source for Speed Limits

I am not even quite sure how this data would be organized. But I am looking for a data source for different speed limits in the US correlated to street name.
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Traffic camera datasets

I'm searching dataset with photos of front cars, like speed camera photos. Standford dataset is interesting, but too good quality, not from traffic cameras. Who knows where to find such?
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Aircraft parts database

Is there an open dataset of aircraft parts? Each part has a unique number. Several services provide search across resellers. These searches return little details on the part itself, only reseller ...
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Is there any data on actual average USPS delivery times

I'm looking for data on the average delivery times between points for the US Postal Service. I've found maps on their site with scheduled delivery times but I'm wondering if anyone has data on actual ...
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Stream Airfare data

Where would be the best place to find up the the minute data on airline ticket prices, IE at the moment cost of a flight from Hamburg to Toronto. I know sites like skyscanner.com and Kayak.com have ...
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Is there Open Data on car engine efficiency?

New to this site - if I'm doing anything wrong please give me a chance to correct myself before hitting me with close question etc! I'm very interested in the efficiency of car engines, particularly ...
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Are there datasets of latitude, longitude, and a land/water indicator?

This is a related (on a lower level) to my other question. Are there any open datasets that contain latitude, longtitude, and an indicator of whether or not the point is land or water? The resolution ...
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Database of Greyhound bus stops

Greyhound bus stops are surprisingly difficult to find. Is there a database of them? Requirements: Bus stop name Latitude Longitude Lines that stop there, or adjacent stops. I am interested in all ...
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How can I obtain public transport data for Hong Kong / Shenzhen?

I am going to develop an offline transport mobile app around my region (Hong Kong / Shenzhen) but I cannot find any GTFS (General Transit Feed Specification) data available on the web. How can I ...
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Where can I find data on MARTA?

Atlanta, GA has a Metro Area Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) which has information on trains, passengers, etc. Where can I find this data?
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Where can I find data about traffic flow for European cities?

I am doing a study to compare the consumption of fuel between US/Europe? As I found some data in some cities in US, I still looking for data in Europe (mainly interested in data where I can show how ...
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Are there open data sets about commuting patterns in large US cities?

Are there specific data sets about movement of commuters (in cars, trains, buses, etc.) in major US cities? Ideally the data would include numbers of commuters, have detailed location information, ...
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Chicago Traffic-Related Fatalities

Where can I find Chicago traffic-related fatalities by day (and also ideally time)?
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Coordinates of nearby parking lots, findable by street name

I am looking for open latitude, longitude data with information about parking lots. I am looking for data or an API with an open source client library, using which I can specify a street name, and ...
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Database of bicycle sharing systems

I am looking for a database of bicycle sharing systems. It does not need to be real-time (even though that would be wonderful). Each entry should ideally have the following: Name of the system (ex: ...
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Hyperloop; Which Open-Source License did Musk choose?

Which Open-Source license did Elon Musk choose for the Hyperloop?
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Statistics on the number of seats per car

I am looking for some data on the (average) number of seats per car. I know one could assume such number to be 5, but I would like to have some statistics to support such an assumption.
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Vehicle Miles Traveled in New Jersey before 1981

I am looking for public road mileage or total vehicle miles traveled in the state of New Jersey for any of the years before 1981. Any help would be much appreciated. VMT for 1981 and beyond are here. ...
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historical data for bus arrival time at bus stop

I'm working on a project of predicting the bus arrival time for each stops based on the historical data. I checked the database for Boston and New York, but the result is not very perfect. For Boston,...
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US freight railroad networks, stations, yards and junctions

I am looking for a dataset containing US freight railroad networks, stations, yards and junctions for class I railroads for all US states. Any help is appreciated!
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Car Sales & Car Theft (Stolen Automobiles) Data

Is there open data on car sales by make and model by year? The news has been reporting Honda Accord as the number 1 stolen car in the US, but also wanted to see if this compared with car sales data if ...
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Maritime traffic data as bulk download or API

I am looking for a dataset of global maritime traffic which would include basic metadata such as port of departure/arrival, date, vessel name. I am familiar with proprietary online services, such as ...
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Travel Trip Diaries

I am building an agent based traffic micro simulation and am looking for travel trip diaries of an individuals trips on a specific day. Usually, the trip will be done by origin, destination, mode of ...
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Dataset: Car types by country

I am looking for a free dataset that shows the number of car types sold/in use in every country. For example: Italy: SUV: 2.500.000 Sedan: 3.00.000 ... Spain: SUV: 3.500.000 ...
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Vehicle Crash DataSet with Accelerometer

I am looking for an open dataset of vehicle crashes that includes the vehicle location, heading, speed and accelerometer data. Availability of Gyro and Magnetometer data is a plus but not necessary.
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Shapefiles of 20th Century British Railways

I'm looking for shapefiles of the British railway network from any time between 1900 and 1970 (before many of the railways were closed). There are many historical GIS sites (such as GBHGIS and Vision ...
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Database of powered mobility device (wheelchairs, etc) activity logs?

I would like to know if there exists a publicly accessible collection of activity logs of powered mobility device usage by elderly/disabled individuals. Specific contents I'm after are user input ...
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Free Vehicle Database including ground clearance data

I'm searching for a freely available database of vehicles sold during the last 10 years (or more) which stores technical specifications including the ground clearance. The only database I was able to ...
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Searching for a database for spaceships, satellites, drones, etc.?

Similar to this question except for space technologies—ships, satellites, drones etc.?
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Database of wheelchair-accessible places

I want to know whether a place is wheelchair-accesible or not. Data for the whole world is best, but data for specific countries/cities is OK too. Data must be reusable in Wikivoyage, which is ...
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Fleet (Transportration) Dataset

Is anyone aware of any dataset that is about fleet and fleet management? I mean data about a set of vehicles that transport goods or perform some tasks among different centers within a central ...
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Free database of vehicle data and VIN

I've been looking for a free database of vehicle manufacturer's specifications, data, and VIN for a long time with no luck, does anyone have any ideas? Please identify any database of free or non-...
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Seeking high resolution transportation map of North Carolina?

I am trying to find a transportation map of North Carolina with geolocation to overlay into my project. I have gone in circles on the USGS sites and other sources. Can anyone point me in the right ...
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Aircraft models

Where can I find an overview of as many aircraft models as possible, preferably commercial passenger and cargo aircrafts? I'm interested in this data, or as much data as possible: Model name (ex: ...
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Seeking globally available road data for medium-scaled maps (1:200.000)

I am seeking open data of roads for medium scaled maps (1:200.000, 1:500.000 up to 1:1.000.000). For the whole world, at least Indonesia and Africa. I know I could use OSM streets and somehow ...
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A graph of North American railroads

I look for a graph-based stats of the US railroad waybills. That is, the freight transported over a particular railway over a year. So far I found: National Atlas 2015 - The railroad graph (network) ...
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Where can I find prices of tickets sold by airlines?

I am looking for data from as many airlines as possible throughout the whole world.