The Boroughs Breakdown

The Boroughs Breakdown

How do all of these numbers break down between the boroughs? Which one has the most riders on weekdays? on weekends? With the MTA data it's easy to see...
Student Riders

Student Riders

Student MetroCards are distributed by schools to eligible students from kindergarten through twelfth grade. It's easy to figure out where kids with student MetroCards go to - they go to school. But where else? We decided to take a look. Below is a snapshot of the top ten subway stops where Student cards were used from March 3-9, 2012.
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Most Visited Stations: Weekdays vs Weekends

Most Visited Stations: Weekday vs Weekend

Where do all those 1.6 billion riders go on the weekdays? And where do they go on the weekends? Our data-visualization can tell you:
Who goes where

Who goes where

Where do students go versus people with senior/disabled passes? Where do 7-day pass users go versus 30-day pass users? We took a look to see what we would find. This is for from March 17-23, 2012.
  • Student passes: ages 5 - 18
  • Senior/disabled passes: age 65 and above + disabled
  • 7-day pass: average age: 40, median income: $38k
  • 30-day pass: average age: 38, median income: $63k
(source)Students/Senior citizen and 7-days/30days are on differente scales.