Waze and National Data Warehouse for Traffic Information will exchange data

Feb

26

2016

The social navigation app Waze starts with its Connected Citizens Program in the Netherlands. The service will use traffic data from the National Data Warehouse for Traffic Information and conversely get that service access to data from Waze.

Waze logo flies The NDW is the tenth European partner of Waze for its Connected Citizens Program and worldwide service has more than 55 partnerships with organizations that deliver big data in terms of traffic. For the National Data Warehouse for Traffic Information function nineteen Dutch governments including provinces and Rijkswaterstaat together to gather, store and distribute data traffic.

The NDW can through collaboration with Waze understand the real-time traffic activity of the users of the navigation app and use it for targeted traffic to combat congestion and improve road safety. Conversely Waze get information about road works, accidents and closure of roads, which can help users in their navigation.

Waze works in Belgium all together with the traffic center of Ghent. In 2013 took Google map service over, that uses crowdsourcing to provide accurate road situations via its app.

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