Case studies

How we have helped our clients

If you are already a customer looking to get inspired or want to find out how Basemap can help you out, then our case studies are the perfect place for you.

Below you can find examples of how other companies are using Basemap solutions to help them make informed decisions, provide accurate supporting evidence and save both time and money. Have a dig around, or if you’ve done something you’d like us to highlight then please get in touch.

St Louis Bus

TRACC used to create accessibility indices in St Louis (USA)

East-West Gateway required a new way to assess accessibility across their region serving almost 3 million residents. The results were eye-opening.

Fire and Rescue services use speed data to save lives

Leicestershire Tri-Service Fire and Rescue services have been using our speed datasets to improve services and save lives.

Ottawa City using TRACC to assess the benefits of change

OC Transpo, the municipal transit provider in Ottawa, Canada are using TRACC to quickly assess the benefits of route and level of service changes.

TRACC used for editing networks to test accessibility

Transport Consultants, Bryan G Hall, have been using TRACC to demonstrate multi-modal site accessibility as part of the planning process.

TRACC used to improve Department for Transport journey time statistics

TRACC has saved the Department for Transport significant time and improved their process of producing annual journey time statistics.

Department for Transport use TRACC for informing policy decisions

TRACC has helped the Department for Transport make informed local and central policy decisions on high profile transport projects.

Highways Analyst delivers accurate average speed data

Kingston Borough Council have been using Highways Analyst to develop transport schemes for a number of internal departments.

Harrogate Borough Council use TRACC for modelling accessibility

TRACC has helped Harrogate deliver a standardised methodology as well as save significant time on accessibility assessments for consideration in Local Plans.

 TRACC used to relieve parking pressures in the NHS 

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust needed to introduce a sustainable car parking permit solution for staff, patients and visitors and also encourage those who lived locally to walk, cycle or get public transport to their sites to both relieve the pressure on parking and encourage active travel.

Staffordshire County Council used TRACC to increase active travel in schools by 27%

The School Travel team at Staffordshire County Council have been producing 10 and 30 minute walk zone maps for schools in their area to encourage sustainable and active travel for pupils, as well as reducing traffic congestion around schools.

Mersey Travel saved +112 hours using Highways Analyst for calculating journey times

The GIS team at Merseytravel  used our Highways Analyst  analyse their Trafficmaster data quickly and easily. Queries that previously took weeks were run in minutes saving valuable time and money.

Find out how Kelvin Hall School used TRACC to deliver a robust & fair admissions process

Kelvin Hall School is a popular, over subscribed school in Hull. One of the criteria for admission is distance to the school and they  have been using TRACC to accurately calculate the shortest walking distance to school.

Gloucestershire County Council used TRACC to improve accessibility to essential services

Gloucestershire County Council needed to identify resident’s access to essential services. such as supermarkets and doctors surgeries using public transport travel time analysis to ensure the communities are connected and improve accessibility.

Staffordshire County Council used TRACC to drive sustainable development

Staffordshire County Council produce accessibility appraisals to support their district councils in delivering housing and employment development in the most sustainable areas . They have been using TRACC to calculate accessibility for public transport and travel time analysis.

Mode Transport Planning Consultancy have used TRACC  to save significant time & money on client projects

Before mode implemented TRACC they had to manually trawl through bus timetables and Google maps.  TRACC has transformed the way in which mode is able to assess the accessibility credentials of a development site saving time and money.

TRACC was used by Somerset CCG to overturn a decision to close an NHS Stroke Services site

Somerset CCG used TRACC outputs to demonstrate the impact on patient travel times to the nearest stroke services site if Yeovil was closed. Based on this evidence the decision to close the Yeovil site was overturned.

TRACC was used to assess the effect of the Edinburgh Tram on travel access to the airport

A study was completed using TRACC which showed that the Edinburgh Tram allowed 20,384 more people to access the airport in under an hour.