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Next Generation Simulation (NGSIM) Open Data

Metadata Updated: May 1, 2024

ITS DataHub has partnered with the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) Next Generation SIMulation (NGSIM) program to make available detailed vehicle trajectory data and supporting data files along with the raw and processed video files from the NGSIM data collection efforts. Researchers for the NGSIM program collected the specified data on southbound US 101 and Lankershim Boulevard in Los Angeles, CA, eastbound I-80 in Emeryville, CA and Peachtree Street in Atlanta, GA.

This article provides a brief overview of the NGSIM program data collection as well as what types of data are available on ITS DataHub. Some examples of possible uses for the data and information on how to cite the various NGSIM datasets are also included.

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: See this page for license information.

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Metadata Created Date April 28, 2022
Metadata Updated Date May 1, 2024

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOT Socrata Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date April 28, 2022
Metadata Updated Date May 1, 2024
Publisher US Department of Transportation
Data First Published 2022-04-21
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2022-04-28
Category Automobiles
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 021:15
Metadata Context
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Harvest Source Title DOT Socrata Data.json
Homepage URL
Program Code 021:013
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Source Hash 68435c5aafb4cf6b0fc4ef3a056cb14c8ee400e8c57d5bcadef3d953195f3712
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