Are you a transit advocate in need of data to support your case for a bus network redesign in your city? A journalist looking to compare regional transit spending and service provision? Transit data enthusiast and/or map nerd?
If so, check out this tutorial for our new National Ridership map, presented by our graduate fellow, Mary Buchanan. It uses Census and National Transit Database data to explore changes in transit ridership, for the largest metropolitan areas in the US, from 2006 to 2015.
Let’s get mapping!
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