This animation shows over 32,000 trips on the Capital Bikeshare from October 4-8 2012. (Wednesday-Sunday) Data available here: http://www.capitalbikeshare.com/trip-history-data.
Blue dots are trip starts, and fade away immediately after appearing. Yellow dots show the interpolated path between start station and end station over time.
Visualization by @chris_whong - Made in NYC
Made with Processing. (processing.org)
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