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Travel in African cities today is dominated by informal transportation systems. They harm the environment, take advantage of transport workers and provide a sub-optimal user experience and poor accessibility.

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DataAnalyzing Public Transport Volume on Cairo's Road NetworkIn transport planning, it is often useful to zoom in and understand how travel patterns map onto the road network. This post offers a detailed walkthrough of how to determine the number of (public transport) vehicles passing on each road in a city. We take Cairo as a case study, and identify the roads that are most heavily utilized by public transport.
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DataComparing Public Transit Modes in Greater Cairo
DataKampala Paratransit Street Usage Study
MapsMap Creation Process