Visualizing 24 hours of subway activity in New York City


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Is it me, or is this just really boring?


It would be more interesting if it had a reference time in the video.


…and a map overlay.


If the time starts at midnight, you can roughly see when activity starts picking up around 5 a.m., then slows after 7 p.m. The rest of the time it’s busybusybusy.


I’d totally have this as a screensaver.

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