A visualization from Ta Chiraphadhanakul calculated how much time commuters saved when using Hubway versus walking or using public transportation. The interactive graphic was awarded best visualization by a team of judges.
A visualization from Ta Chiraphadhanakul calculated how much time commuters saved when using Hubway versus walking or using public transportation. The interactive graphic was awarded best visualization by a team of judges.
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From an infographic that details Boston’s romance with Hubway to analysis of how much time the service saves commuters, the winners of the bike sharing service’s visualization challenge offer a lot to look at.

The Hubway Data Challenge invited graphically and technically savvy enthusiasts to help analyze and illustrate over half a million bike rides, and Tuesday night the winners were announced:

— Overall Best Visualization: Ta Chiraphadhanakul

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— Best Aesthetics: Russell Goldenberg

— Best Analysis (Tie): Kim Ducharme, Kenn Knowles, Verena Tiefenbeck, Zia Sobhaniand Ari Ofsevit

— Best Data Narrative: Eurry Kim & Kaz Sakamoto

— Best Data Exploration Tool: Andy Woodruff

— People’s Choice (user votes): Latif Lokman

— Honorable Mention to a Boston Latin class: Eric Simoneau

The visualization from Eurry Kim & Kaz Sakamoto is truly poster worthy, and many of the others really help provide a feeling for the rythm and flow of biking Boston. Take a look: I’d love to hear about your favorites via email (michael.morisy@boston.com) or via Twitter at @HiveBoston.