February, 2013 Archives

nicerideLet’s look at trip history data for the bike-sharing system in Minneapolis and St Paul. I’ve adapted the CaBi Trip Visualizer for Nice Ride Minnesota. They’ve released a seven-month chunk of data, covering April 4, 2012 to November 4, 2012. It was easy to adapt the program for their data. So, voilĂ : the Nice Ride Trip Visualizer.

Click on any station to see the stations that form the most station-pairs. Not being familiar with the Twin Cites, I wanted to see the entire system’s network. To do that, hit the “1” key to select all the stations visible on the map. I was surprised to see the most prominent station-pair spans the Mississippi River, from Kolthoff Hall to the Social Sciences building, both on the campus of the University of Minnesota. These trips must use the Washington Avenue Bridge. » Continue Reading…