Madrid cycle track: visualizing the cyclable city

Gustavo Romanillos, Martin Zaltz Austwick
2015 Journal of Maps  
Maps are currently experiencing a paradigm shift from static representations to dynamic platforms that capture, visualize and analyse new data, bringing different possibilities for exploration and research. The first objective of this paper is to present a map that illustrates, for the first time, the real flow of casual cyclists and bike messengers in the city of Madrid. The second objective is to describe the development and results of the Madrid Cycle Track initiative, an online platform
more » ... online platform launched with the aim of collecting cycling routes and other information from volunteers. In the framework of this initiative, different online maps are presented and their functionalities described. Finally, a supplemental video visualizes the cyclist flow over the course of a day. ARTICLE HISTORY
doi:10.1080/17445647.2015.1088901 fatcat:aexparhczvf6dbvh4iknmor4bq