Will Geary

infographic, maps, Transportation, Video

Watch 24 hours of NYC subway activity in one hypnotizing map

By Michelle Cohen, Tue, December 27, 2016

Who knew watching the movements of the New York City subway could be such a relaxing activity. A new data visualization created by Will Geary shows a day’s worth of subway routes in motion in one mesmerizing creation. To build the map, Geary used Processing and Carto software, as well as the framework of another tutorial from Juan Francisco Saldarriaga, pulling data from the MTA and Google Maps to determine the flux. And for some extra fun, the whole thing is set to “Rhapsody in Blue!”

Watch the subway map on the move

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