NYC Taxis: A Day in the Life

This visualization displays the data for one random NYC yellow taxi on a single day in 2013. See where it operated, how much money it made, and how busy it was over 24 hours.


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A Special Thanks goes out to Mapbox and Heroku for generously sponsoring this project to cover the recent surge of activity.

New! Here's Technical Blog Post #1 about how this visualization was built.

Time Factor: minutes per second
Legend

Full Taxi

Empty Taxi*

Trip Start Point

Trip End Point

Trip Route*

Running Totals

Fares:

Surcharge:

MTA Tax:

Tips*:

Tolls:

Total:

Passengers: