From the same people who brought you the Vancouver cycling route planner… some nifty visualizations measuring the ‘bikeability’ of the city. Uh, what? We created a bikeability index, based on five components identified in the Cycling in Cities opinion survey as important to cyclists, then explored in focus groups and validated by travel behaviours. These […]Read more "More bike-friendly open data goodness from UBC"
Happy European Fish Week everybody! To celebrate, The Guardian publishes this visualization (via David McCandless of Information is Beautiful) that illustrates the depletion of fish biomass in the oceans. In homage to #ds106, here is the animated gif version: This daily dose of doom-mongering is drawn from a study conducted by Dr Villy Christensen and […]Read more "Sometimes information is ugly, no matter how it looks"