Tag: Transit planning

Visualizing Walkshed and Transit Useability

Walksheds are the walkable area around a particular point of interest and an important concept for understanding pedestrian habits , therefore visualizing them better might help urban planners. The above picture provides an visual representation of population living within 800m  around  the Montreal rail network . The larger the circle, the more people within the walkshed, the less …

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Twitter Promotes Smarter Transit Planning

Utilizing geotagged tweets, Eric Fischer creates maps that visualize how people move throughout cities. The result highlights transit corridors that are the most traveled, as well as areas of opportunity in providing transit. The above map illustrates those transit corridors most traveled, with the darker, more pronounced inkblots representing higher travel densities. Fischer’s maps are …

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