November 21, 2021

2021: The Year of Mobility Data + Artificial Intelligence

2021: The Year of Mobility Data + Artificial Intelligence

2021 was a stellar year at CITYDATA. We became the leading provider of mobility intelligence for smart cities. Our data + Ai platform evolved into a collection of apps, SDKs, APIs and cloud services. Government customers, mobility operators, energy companies, infrastructure firms, and enterprise businesses in many countries signed up to use CITYDATA. Our work was also recognized by the industry through awards and accolades.

United States Government
Moonshot Labs Program

CITYDATA was invited by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to their Moonshot Labs program for geospatial research & development.

SmartMove Award
Government of India

CITYDATA partnered the Center for Energy, Environment & Water (CEEW) to win the SmartMove Award for public transit supply-demand data analysis in Delhi, India.

Smart 50 Award
Smart Cities Connect

CITYDATA won the Smart50 award and the Future Ready award for the  CITYCHAT mobile chatbot app for engaging citizens with personalized geofenced alerts about crime, 311, permits, events, surveys, and more.

CoMotion Finalist
Urban Mobility Challenge

Just this month, CITYDATA was selected to present at the Urban Mobility Challenge in Los Angeles, the largest event focused on solving new mobility + climate change.

SG Geofest 2021
Government of Singapore

CITYDATA partnered with TNO and the National University of Singapore to discuss urban mobility and social impact at the largest geospatial event in Southeast Asia.

GovTech 100 List

At the start of the year, CITYDATA made the prestigious top-100 list of companies that provide technology innovation for government agencies and public sector entities.

While 2021 gave is much to be thankful for, the best is yet to come in 2022. The trillion-dollar infrastructure bill is set to initiate a wave of local and regional government projects to rival the post-world war two era when the United States built the greatest infrastructure in the world. We are gearing up to participate and contribute to this massive effort.

About provides pattern-of-life mobility data + Ai for smart cities. CITYDATA knows the answers to the questions “how many people are in your city today” and “what are their movement patterns?”.

CITYDATA offers five main data-as-a-service products:

  1. CITYDASH: on-demand daily mobility insights for global cities across 60 countries
  2. CITYCHAT: mobile chatbot platform for citizen engagement and data sharing
  3. CITYFLOW: fleet tracking solution for cities, transportation, and enterprise businesses
  4. CITYWORKS: mobile workforce management solution for cities and businesses
  5. CITYSDK: an embeddable component for cities to use in their mobile apps

Founded in 2020 in San Francisco, California, CITYDATA provides fresh, accurate, daily insights that are essential for smart city programs, economic development, urban planning, mobility and transportation, tourism, disaster impact analysis, sustainability, and resilience.

You can reach the company via email at if you’d like to discuss your data needs and use cases. You can also follow the company on Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and the blog to stay updated on the newest innovations in mobility data + Ai.