A new study into urban commute and taxi movement yields an app that provides a visual map of a random taxi. Urban jungle or urban labyrinth? To an NYC taxi, the city is both.
The civic technology project analyzes how taxis move around the city and provides a drill-down view.
You can watch a taxi do its maze-tracing, money-making thing for a full 24 hours, totally uncenssored.
Try it out…it shows the power of GIS and how we can use information to help in planning megacitiea.