Honorable Mention: Transit Patterns

Honorable Mention: Transit Patterns

Honorable Mention + Data Canvas Challenge 2013 International Exhibit Recommendation

Ridership is an identifier for how cities are utilized—whether they are centralized, decentralized or have multiple focal points, whether activity concentrates during rush hour as people are entering or leaving the city center(s), or whether activity is spread out over time. As the transit passenger data suggests, Geneva is centralized while Zurich appears to have multiple centers, and activity is concentrated during rush hours. Activity in San Francisco on the other hand is more evenly spread out, both spatially and over the course of the day. These insights are not only useful for city planners and transit authorities, who can get a sense of what areas see high and low ridership and understand what areas are underserved by public transit.

Project Link

Transit Patterns: San Francisco
Transit Patterns: Zurich
Transit Patterns: Geneva

Project Team

Christian Marc Schmidt
Sergei Larionov


Posted on

April 9, 2013