Category Archives: transportation

Boat trips and weather observations

Another boating season is over, so I updated the shiny app of my boat trips with another year’s worth of Moves app data. I also added weather and wave observations from the API of the Finnish Meteorological Institute. Clicking on … Continue reading

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Snowplows of Helsinki

As part of the Helsinki Region Infoshare initiative, the city of Helsinki provides an API that shows the locations, routes, and activities of snowplows that are operated by its service provider Stara. Using that API, Sampsa Kuronen created Aurat kartalla, … Continue reading

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Where I’ve Been and How?

I have been running the Moves app on my phone for almost two years. I guess its main idea is to be an activity tracker; it’ll tell you how much you’ve walked, ran, or ridden a bike, without you having … Continue reading

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Citi Bikes and Neighborhoods

New York City has an excellent bike sharing system called Citi Bikes. When I was at the Recurse Center, I frequently used the bikes for commuting. What was annoying though, was that every now and then all the nearby docks … Continue reading

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How I Move

With 12 full months of Moves data, I thought it would be a fun experiment to make some plots. These show how I move around in terms of time spent and distance traveled, both for relative share of each mode … Continue reading

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