Populus unveils mobility data sharing guide for cities

Micromobility data management platform Populus unveiled a new guide, “Micromobility Data Sharing And Cities,” to assist cities and private operators in effectively sharing data and managing curb space.

The report outlines mobility data needs and use cases; methods for data sharing and analysis; and information on data privacy challenges. These sections further detail a number of common topics like data standards and the current micromobility regulatory landscape.

The report follows Populus’ testimony in a California Senate hearing on recently introduced bills that could potentially “restrict cities abilities to access data,” Populus CEO and Co-Founder Regina Clewlow told Smart Cities Dive in an interview. She said Populus developed this guide “so cities could very clearly articulate what types of data are needed for what types of transportation policy and planning goals.”