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Interactive Infographic: Commutes Around the Country

Posted by Joe Gentle on Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Mark Evans - ACS Commuter Data Visualizations

This interactive infographic from Mark Evans superimposes mesmerizing animated dots over the familiar maps of our nation’s cities, showing just how far commuters go to get to work.

Posted on Evans’ blog, I Like Big Bytesthe infographic utilizes data on residence and workplace from the ACS (American Community Survey). The telling visual results approximate the distances workers in each city travel during their regular commutes.

The merits of “the commute” are a topic of much debate these days, but it’s certainly a way of life in these American cities.

See how your commute stacks up here:



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