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
— 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or via Twitter at @HiveBoston.