Behind the Wheel: A Day in the Life of NYC Taxi Drivers


Ever wondered what a New York taxi driver does in the early hours of the morning or how many passengers one drives in a day?

The data visualization “NYC Taxis: A Day in the Life" shows you the all the routes and earnings a taxi cab will make throughout a day in New York.

The visualization depicts the activities of a single taxi throughout the day from data accumulated in 2013. The initial data included around 170 million trips, which self-described “data junkie" Chris Whong combed through to create the day in the life of 30 different taxis. Read more…

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