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What Public Transit Data Teaches Us About How People Use a City

What does a city look like when viewed through the movement of its riders?
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Schema Design

We've highlighted a couple of projects this week developed out of an Urban Data Design Challenge in April that invited designers and developers to visualize data on public transit in three cities, San Francisco, Geneva and Zurich. The other two projects overlay transit data on a picture of a city's poverty, or animate a playful take on the life of individual bus lines (and the people who ride them) from one day in October. This last project, from Schema Design, looks instead at the patterns we make in whole city-wide communities of commuters.

As the creators, Christian Marc Schmidt and Sergei Larionov, wrote about the three below videos that pulse with the movement of transit ridership: