Questions tagged [transportation]

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

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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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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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Free source of AIS data (API)

The automatic identification system (AIS) is an automatic tracking system that uses transponders on ships to locate them. There are also databases that provide information about the ship — size, type, ...
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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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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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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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Tagged (non-anonymized) GPS driver trip database

The AXA Kaggle challenge Driver Telematics Analysis provides a dataset of over 50,000 anonymized driver trips. Are there open databases of tagged, non-anonymized trips, with several trips for each ...
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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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API giving ship positions worldwide

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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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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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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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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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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Seeking Geodata on German Roads

I am looking for a free datasource (or a possibility to extract that data from OpenStreetMap) on Germany`s roads. I need this data for the purpose of routing/ calculating the travel distance between ...
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