Big data for a better vacation

The National Park Service wants to leverage visitor mobile device data to help develop long-range transportation and visitor use plans for itself and other agencies that manage federal lands.

In a recent request for information, NPS said it wanted to learn what kinds of location-based data generated by park visitors – GPS, contextual, wireless networking signals – could be collected, processed and analyzed for management planning, long-range transportation planning, performance management and infrastructure investments.

Author: Susan Miller

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