Visualizing the New York Subway System’s ‘Data Exhaust’ – Commute

In 2011, MetroCards were swiped through the turnstiles of the New York City subway system 1.6 billion times. The New York Metropolitan Transit Authority constantly churns out information, and thanks to the rapidly expanding movement for open data, it’s available to the public.

NYC Subway Metro Card Swipe Data

Visualizing the New York Subway System’s ‘Data Exhaust’ – Commute