Adventures in Data

A blog about playing with data

Visualizing One Day of Bixi Activity

Bixi is a bike sharing service in Toronto, which allows short trips between stations. They provide a live update on the current number of bikes at each station so I downloaded a day’s worth of data and created an animation showing how many bikes are at each Bixi station. This is my visualization of 24 hours worth of Bixi data from July 30th, 2013. Observe the movement towards the center ~9am and the movement back ~6pm.

There was a request for the same map but with the absolute number of bikes which is Here