Rethinking Rio de Janeiro's bike paths using data and scientific knowledge


How about rethinking the entire bike lanes plan of a city using scientific knowledge and data from Twitter, from Bike Rental (Bike Rio - Itaú), from Mapeando (from, from citizens’ request through 1746, integrating it with our mass transportation network?

This is another example of how we, the PENSA Team, are using data. The responsible for this project was João Meirelles, who captured data from many different sources to design a new bike lane plan to better meet the need of our citizens. João used the following data sources:

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Pablo Cerdeira is the Head of the Center of Technology and Society - CTS/FGV and the former Rio de Janeiro's Chief Data Office