Tuesday, April 1, 2014

New York's Citi Bike Program Releases Historical Trip Data

New York's Citi Bike Program Releases Historical Trip Data | TechPresident

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Until now, the only data developershad been able to access and scrape has been bike rack location data and a data feed with information on the availability of bikes in the docks, explained Noel Hidalgo, co-founder and executive director of betaNYC, New York City's Code for America brigade, which has compiled a list of existing Citi Bike applications on GitHub.
"Now one of the things they're finally getting to is a sanitized, cleaned up version of trip data since the launch of the program," he said. The data includes trip duration, trip start time and date, stop time and date, start and end station names, the station ID, the station latitude and longitude, the bike ID, the type of customer and their year of birth.