The opportunities and dangers of using a phone app to map citizens' travel patterns... @donnelly_b

At the beginning of this year I wrote a post about a mobile tracking app called Moves that I had heard about through my friend Sachin Monga. He had just published a beautiful set of maps showing where he physically spent his time in both Toronto and San Francisco. His post spurred me to download the app and at the end of my post I promised to share my own set of maps once I had collected enough data points. It’s only been about three weeks, but already my maps are starting to fill out, so I thought I would do a release. The orange lines represent transport of some sort (car, subway, streetcar, and so on) and the green lines represent walking. I don’t cycle very often in the winter (I know, I’m a fair-weather cyclist), so you won’t see any of those lines just yet. However if I posted a map from the summer, I know it would look completely different. Here’s a first one showin...

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