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Auckland’s animated public transport

Auckland’s animated public transport

We absolutely love this animated map of Auckland’s public transport network. It’s the clever creation of Chris McDowall, who describes it as “...the map I used to daydream about”. As a child sitting on the bus, McDowall says he’d wonder “...what the transportation network would look like if we could see the movements of the individual vehicles from the air”. After Auckland Transport published its Google Transit Feed data on the MAXX website last year, McDowall created a software that brought the animated map to life, showing the increasing movements of public transport vehicles over the day, starting from 3am on a Monday morning. Check it out below and be sure to visit McDowall’s blog for more detailed info.

An animated map of Auckland's public transport network