New York City Taxi Activity / Origins vs. Destinations

New York City Taxi Activity / Origins vs. Destinations

Origins vs. Destinations

Red squares moving up mean more origins than destinations and blue squares moving down mean more destinations than origins. Brightness indicates number of taxis.

Data drawn from a random sample of New York City Yellow Cab GPS data collected in 2010.

Programmed by Juan Francisco Saldarriaga, Spatial Information Design Lab, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University.

This is drawn from the work of David A. King, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University and Jonathan R. Peters, College of Staten Island.

The authors wish to thank Michael Kress, Nora Santiago, Hyoung Suk Shim and Bukurije Begai of The City University of New York High Performance Computing Facility for their technical support of this project.

We acknowledge the support of the CUNY High Performance Computing Center under NSF Grants No. CNS-0855217 and No. CNS-0958379.

We are grateful to the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission for assistance with data access.

For any additional information please contact David King at dk2475@columbia.edu or Juan Francisco Saldarriaga at jfs2118@columbia.edu

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Posted Feb 6, 2012
 
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