Stunning Videos Of Public Transit Patterns

Data visualizations show the daily ebb and flow of public transit traffic in world's major cities.

Computer programmer Andrew Walker has created fascinating data visualizations of mass transit patterns in a 24-hour period for 40 of the world's major cities.  These visualizations are based on publicly available General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) data made available by transit authorities.  Google uses GTFS data for transit schedules.

New York City: 24 Hours of Mass Transit Activity

For similar videos of many other cities including San Francisco, Los Angeles,  Boston,  Washington D.C., Chicago and  many more see the full article and STLTransit YouTube Channel.

Full Story: Mesmerizing Visualizations Show Mass-Transit Patterns of Major Cities

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