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Visualising the Bureau of Transport Statistics NSW CityRail Station Barrier Counts data
17th November 2012

The Bureau of Transport Statistics NSW is actually one of the few NSW government departments to release data or works under a free license. This means that the public is actually allowed to use this data, so that is what I have done.

My first visualisation is tables of train station barrier counts, with all source code on github.

A series of tables showing train station rankings by transaction for
different time periods and travel directions Tables of CityRail Train Station Barrier Counts. Based on Bureau of Transport Statistics data.

Looking at statistics I find that they usually just confirm what you already know. But some interesting observations from the tables include,

I encourage you to take a look at the tables for yourself though.

I've got plenty ideas for more visualisations, but my JavaScript skills especially with wrangling data in D3, don't quite cut it yet.

You could do a list of all stations along with a 5x2 grid (so one cell for each time period X in|out) choropleph, or include a geographic map emphasising the values for each station for the selected direction and timespan.

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