People in Boston tend to run by the Charles River and the Public Garden and Common, according to those who track their path. Data visualizer Nathan Yau took the abundant public data from people who used RunKeeper on their smartphones to track their routes and exercises.
Do you see your running path? Who keeps running diagonally across the Charles?
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- Boston.com's Government Center
- Dept. of Education school and district profiles
- MetroBoston Data Common
- The Boston Indicators Project
- Dept. of Revenue's Data Bank
- Dept. of Revenue Cherry Sheets
- New England Economic Partnership employment data
- Labor and Workforce Development Dept. economic data
- Sec. of State's Citizen Information Service
- MassGIS Geospatial Web Services
- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston data resources
- US Census Bureau
- Bureau of Economic Analysis
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Bureau of Justice Statistics
- Bureau of Transportation Statistics
- Consumer Price Index
- Energy Information Administration
- FBI Uniform Crime statistics
- IRS Statistics of Income
- National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
- National Center for Agricultural Statistics
- National Center for Education Statistics
- National Center for Health Statistics
- USDA Economic Research Service