Data & Resources
The following is a list of resources hand-picked by TrafficJam's partners and data experts. We encourage everyone to check them out as they provide a great starting point to understanding the data surrounding Toronto's transportation issues.
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The team at ThinkData Works has generously donated their time and put together a catalogue just for TrafficJam. Here you'll find a combination of provincial, municipal, and private data. This data has already been cleaned and is ready to use.Read more
Transportation Services vs. Transportation Planning (Toronto)City of Toronto
Understanding the differences between these two departments within the City (see links). Transportation Planning focuses on policy and strategy, while services focus more on operations and maintenance.Services
Highlights the objectives, targets and plan that Toronto will be spearheading to better manage traffic and congestion in the city over the 5 year period.Read more
Recap of transportation strategies during the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games.Read more
Initiative encouraging leaders and residents to pledge their support for Metrolinx's "Big Move" and come up with innovative, sustainable funding solutions.Read more
Tableau is a very popular "drag and drop" data visualization tool that is quick and easy to use without coding knowledge. Tableau Public is a free service combining the free desktop version with Tableau Online to publish and visualize data on the web.https://public.tableau.com/s/
Qlik® Sense Desktop is a FREE Windows application that gives individuals the power to create personalized, interactive data visualizations, reports and dashboards from multiple data sources with drag-and-drop ease. Discover more insights in your data in just 5 minutes.
Qlik Community (https://community.qlik.com/welcome):
100,000+ users worldwide contributing to: Discussion Forums, Resource Library, Support, Blogs, etc.
Qlik Branch (http://branch.qlik.com/):
Rooted in open source philosophy, all projects are freely distributed and modified, allowing faster collaboration and innovation.
- Non-developers - will be able to use Qlik Branch as a great resource for finding custom solutions for their applications. Furthermore, if the custom solution cannot be found on Qlik Branch, a developer could be found to build it.
- Developers - Qlik Branch is a place to innovate and take advantage of the capabilities and extensibility of the APIs and Qlik platform. Sharing their projects on Qlik Branch makes their projects more accessible for use and collaboration.
Getting Started with Qlik Sense Desktop (http://www.qlik.com/us/explore/products/sense/desktop/get-started):
Learn the fundamentals of how to create and customize Qlik Sense Desktop visualizations, reports and dashboards by exploring our collection of resources
- Overview Video
- Quick Build tutorial
- How to videos
Structured Query Language - Relationship database management system software for storing and retreiving datahttp://www.microsoft.com/web/platform/database.aspx
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