Scripts that tinker with the MTA's turnstile data. Used to create this data visualization.
turnstile.rb parses the oh-so-ugly format that the MTA delivers turnstile data in and makes each reading into a single line with the following columns:
Control Area, Remote Unit, SCP, Date, Time, Type, Entries, and Exits
Pass it a turnstile file as an argument and it will spit out output.txt
-Add station names based on Remote Unit Lookup -Consolidate
MTA turnstile data is available here:
Added Processing Sketch for this animation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6EaMQDHu7Q&feature=youtu.be
Added geocodedstations.csv - This is the answer key for mapping MTA turnstile data. It was hand-jammed on 4/23/2013 with help from Mala Hertz