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The least used station of Rodalies in Barcelona: Borgonyà

11.11.2022 · Javier Burrieza
The least used station of Rodalies in Barcelona: Borgonyà

A look over the least used stations in Spanish commuter railways [Part 2]

Transport planners often struggle to solve bottlenecks in saturated networks. However, sometimes the challenge is to understand why certain transport services remain underutilised. Our curiosity about travel behaviour led us to combine mobile network data, ticketing data and survey data to explore what is behind the limited passenger flow of the least used stations in the Spanish commuter railway network. On this occassion, we look at the least used station of Barcelona’s commuter railway system: Borgonyà.

The least used station of Cercanías Madrid: San Yago

28.01.2022 · Javier Burrieza
The least used station of Cercanías Madrid: San Yago

A look over the least used stations in Spanish commuter railways [Part 1]

Inspired by the brilliant videos from Geoff Marshall, we kick off a series of posts to look at the least used stations of the Spanish Renfe commuter railway systems, Cercanías Renfe. In this first article, we analyse the least used Madrid Renfe Cercanías stop: San Yago.

Using Machine Learning to predict sociodemographic characteristics

18.05.2021 · Rafael Jordá
Using Machine Learning to predict sociodemographic characteristics

Mobile phone data has become a fundamental tool to extract the mobility patterns of the population. However, this data often lack reliable information about some of the main sociodemographic characteristics of the users. In this article we will explain how we deal with these limitations at Nommon by using machine learning techniques.