Tag Archives: Transit

Washington Metro Map Contest

Greater Greater Washington is running a competetion for amateurs to redesign the Washington Metro map, incorporating upcoming changes in the network. The site has put the seventeen entries online in an interactive application where you can vote for your favourite. … Continue reading

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String map

No details about why this was created, but here’s an interesting little time-lapse video by fsm vpggru on Vimeo , showing the making of a map out of pins and string. That old favourite, the London Underground diagram. There are some … Continue reading

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Transport flow animations from the 1940s

Proving there really aren’t that many completely original ideas, here are some transport flow visualizations from the 1940s. The video is Encyclopaedia Britannica Films newsreel called Arteries of New York City. The exact date of the movie is unclear – … Continue reading

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LA Traffic Story from Waze

Los Angeles gets the transport visualization treatment in this snazzy animation created by the Gray Area Foundation and artist Nik Hansellman. produced for Waze.. …a social mobile application providing free turn-by-turn navigation based on the live conditions of the road. … 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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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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Animate your City’s Public Transportation System

Recently I’ve mentioned several cool city transit visualizations animating traffic over the course of a day.   How about making your own ? TmsTransitAnimator from www.themasterscheduler.com is an incredibly easy to use free Windows application which runs from GTFS zip … Continue reading

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