Big Data Webinar

Big Data & The National Travel Demand Model – Special Webinar – RECORDING

June 01, 2021

Dr. Ayelet Gal-Tzur, Big Data and Data Analytics Professional Committee Chair, ISTRC


The webinar’s goal is to present a Ministry of Transport project for the development of the Israel National Travel Demand Model, based on a Big Data-driven demand analytics system, in which cellular data was used to estimate the amount and distribution of trips in Israel.

Full webinar
 or specific lectures via the links below

Dr. Ayelet Gal-Tzur

Vladimir Simon, Director, Economic Planning and Research Department, Ministry of Transport and Road Safety

Demand analytics – the methodology, the product and future applications
Dr. Israel Feldman
, Chief Scientist, Mobi – Mobility Insight

The National Travel Demand Model and its importance to plan development and implementation
Shuki Cohen, CEO, MATAT – Transportation Planning Center Ltd.

Big Data production – regulatory, business and preparatory challenges
▪ Lior Lapid, Head of Product Development Department, Pelephone
▪ Dov Ganor, CEO, Mobi – Mobility Insight

The potential and challenges in using Big Data for promoting the transportation system’s goals
▪ Dr. Sagi Dalyot, Technion, Civil and Environmental Engineering
▪ Limor Shmerling Magazanik, Israel Tech Policy Institute
▪ Dr. Natan Pinhas, Transportation Research Institute, Technion