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OpenStreetCab: Exploiting Taxi Mobility Patterns in New York City to Reduce Commuter Costs [article]

Vsevolod Salnikov, Renaud Lambiotte, Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo
2015 arXiv   pre-print
In this work, we aim to shed new light on the discussion, by taking advantage of a publicly available longitudinal dataset that describes the mobility of yellow taxis in New York City.  ...  of commuter costs.  ...  Taxis in New York City.  ... 
arXiv:1503.03021v1 fatcat:7biiiwx7wbbqbnfjk5dlmx7wp4

Mining open datasets for transparency in taxi transport in metropolitan environments

Anastasios Noulas, Vsevolod Salnikov, Renaud Lambiotte, Cecilia Mascolo
2015 EPJ Data Science  
Building on this insight, we develop a smartphone application, OpenStreetCab, that offers a personalized consultation to mobile users on which taxi provider is cheaper for their journey.  ...  With our primary goal being a more transparent economic landscape for urban commuters, we provide a direct price comparison between Uber and the Yellow Cab company in New York.  ...  , free and open dataset of yellow taxi cab mobility records in New York City to characterize their mobility and pricing patterns.  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjds/s13688-015-0060-2 pmid:32355596 pmcid:PMC7175725 fatcat:qlb4auwvpfg2vpxhmgko3ceglu

Mining Open Datasets for Transparency in Taxi Transport in Metropolitan Environments [article]

Anastasios Noulas, Vsevolod Salnikov, Renaud Lambiotte, Cecilia Mascolo
2015 arXiv   pre-print
Building on this insight, we develop a smartphone application, OpenStreetCab, that offers a personalized consultation to mobile users on which taxi provider is cheaper for their journey.  ...  With our primary goal being a more transparent economic landscape for urban commuters, we provide a direct price comparison between Uber and the Yellow Cab company in New York.  ...  , free and open dataset of yellow taxi cab mobility records in New York City to characterize their mobility and pricing patterns.  ... 
arXiv:1508.07292v1 fatcat:uwxulyvo7rf5zacocjidwwspc4