An Attempt to Improve the MBTA Through Data

The MBTA serves 4.8 million people throughout the Boston metro area and facilitates approximately 1.3 million trips each weekday. Aggregated entry and exit data is collected for each rail station at 15-minute intervals. Since commuting is one of the most habitual acts a metropolitan citizen performs, this data provides excellent means to predict ridership throughout the week.

Students: Aaron Zampaglione, Filip Piasevoli, Lyla Fadden, Micah Lanier

See also: MBTA, 2015