The city might never sleep – but do the cyclists?

Ever wanted to visualise CitiBike activity in the Big Apple on a sunny Sunday? Nah, me neither. But I thought it’d be a fun project anyways so here goes.

Although born and bred in London – or King’s Landing as I like to call it to my friends from the cold, dark North – New York is generous enough to supply its data in real time, whereas King’s Landing – nada. It is the Land of the Free (data) after all.

A touch of automation and preprocessing using Python, with a little SQL thrown in and voilà, here it is. Zoom out and enjoy.


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