london cycle hire

CASA Bike Route Map in Wired

Ollie O’Brien’s work of the now widely featured Boris bikes visualisations gain a double page spread in this months Wired magazine. Image courtesy of Adrian ShortEmbedded below is a view of Ollie’s work as a timelapse to illustrate the distinctive weekday commuting patterns of the London cycle hire scheme: You…

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London Cycle Flows: A Sociable Physics Animation

The animation below details the real-time behaviour of hire bikes in London on October 4th 2010, the day of a major tube strike, and the busiest day for the scheme to date. Departure times and journey durations are real; routing is calculated from OSM data; average speed from journey duration…

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London Cycle Hire Timelapse

Oliver O’Brien, a Research Associate here at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis has updated his excellent London Cycle Hire map to include a historic view of the last 48 hours. As Ollie states over on his Suprageography blog, the distinctive weekday commuting patterns are easy to spot, with the…

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London Cycle Hire in Google Earth

Adrian Short, the person behind the fantastic Boris Bikes API which serves live data about bike and docking station availability has created a visualization in Google Earth detailing current bike availability across London: To view the live version and see full details on how it was done – head over…

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