Traffic deaths across the United States increased 14% over the last two years. In 2016, nearly 6,000 pedestrians died – the highest number in more than two decades. Data science collaboration has the potential to reverse this trend – this Challenge aims to do just that.

What is the Challenge?

The National Transportation Data Challenge is a series of community problem-solving events, roundtables, hackathons, demonstrations, and tutorials/trainings to build and strengthen collaborative data science projects that advance transportation safety.

  • A handy PDF overview is available HERE
  • Relevant upcoming events, both in-person and via open, online Challenge Community conference calls, will be shared on our EVENTS PAGE. Sign up for email updates (link below!), and stay up to date on social media with #BDHubs.

Who is involved?

The National Science Foundation Regional Big Data Innovation Hubs are hosting the Challenge, with a growing list of big data partners from industry, academia, and government:

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Midwest Big Data Innovation Hub: midwestbigdatahub.org
Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub: nebigdatahub.org
South Big Data Hub: southbigdatahub.org
West Big Data Hub: westbigdatahub.org

How can I participate?

 

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