DC Metro Station Traffic

In: Maps

21 Dec 2012

Interesting analysis of metro traffic. But I am always left wanting by ordinal rankings. Perhaps coloring the stations themselves in a heatmap manner while desaturating the line colors would have been more useful.

On the same site is the awesome “Evolution of Metrorail” utility that let’s you cycle through the opening of new stations since 1976:

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1 Response to DC Metro Station Traffic

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Chad

January 4th, 2013 at 4:02 pm

Cool, would love to see the stations ranked by racial demographic movement just to see if the position that the Metro operates solely to move white people into the city in the morning and then get them out by evening stands up. It is a real pain to move from SE to NE etc. by train for sure, so I always wondered….

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