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Public transport movements across the UK animated

An astonishing transport visualization from Simulcra – urban modellers at CASA, the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London. The time-lapse animation uses timetable information to map out train, coach, tram, tube, ferry and air trips around England, Scotland … Continue reading

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London Underground passenger flows

A neat little pedestrian movement visualization from transportation consultants steer davis gleave. The video shows passenger movements at London’s soon to be remodelled Paddington, Hammersmith and City Station. Watch hundreds of individuals, represented by coloured dots, find their way through … Continue reading

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Cool public transport visualization of North West England

Geographic visualization experts itoWorld release a gorgeous but all too brief, time lapse animation of public transport in North West England. No details with the video, apart from the fact it uses publically available transit data from the (UK) National … Continue reading

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Global migration routes mapped

A world map showing migration routes based on the Global Migrant origin database. The map uses a similar technique to Paul Butler’s Facebook connections visualization – each migrant route representing at least 4,000 movements is drawn out as a line, … Continue reading

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A Monday in Rennes – Transit Visualization

Isokron take newly published transport data for Rennes in France, and as way of a thank you to the city put together this impresive visualization (video above). The visualization animates public transport travel times from the town hall to every … Continue reading

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Visualizing the Crazy Ticket Pricing Structure on Britain’s Railways

Ticket pricing on the British rail network is notoriously labyrinthine. Often it’s cheaper to split a journey into two or more segments and buy separate tickets for each part than in is to purchase a through fare. Dmitry Adamskiy has … Continue reading

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New, Amazingly Detailed London Tube Map

Sometimes all you can say is wow. Franklin Jarrier has been mapping various public transportation across Europe for a while. His ‘Maps of Urban Transport‘ website includes a large collection of highly detailed maps of Metro, Tram and RER systems … Continue reading

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Italian Street View Rival

Although Google occasionally use their Street View to capture off road panoramas, the technology remains pretty firmly tied to the car. For many cities, this approach of sticking to traffic congested roads, isn’t exactly seeing them at their best. The most … Continue reading

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