A Day in the Life of an NYC cab

July 22, 2014
Steve Daly

Came across this earlier today while monitoring Twitter. Really interesting graphic presentation that really got me thinking: this is one taxicab traveling in one 24-hour period in a city of 13,000 cabs. The miles, the fares, the commerce, etc. is truly staggering.

http://nyctaxi.herokuapp.com/

And here’s a Q&A with the creator, Chris Whong, on Fivethirtyeight.com:

http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/visualizing-a-day-in-the-life-of-a-new-york-city-cab/

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