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This was my first attempt to mash up Septa transit locations with crime data.

The first step was to use PostGres 9.2 to

The SQL scripts are under scripts.

The PostGis SQL highlight of the endeavor follows, which joins the septa and crime data together and returns incident counts associated with the rail stops. I'm a little fuzzy on what the .0015 equates too. I think it could be 150 meters. It comes out to about the block.

SELECT row_to_json( row ) from (
	SELECT *, (
		SELECT COUNT(*) 
		FROM incident
		WHERE 
			ST_DWithin( ST_MakePoint( rail_stops.stop_lon,rail_stops.stop_lat ), incident.point, .0015 ) = 't' 
			AND ( 
				   incident.text_general_code LIKE '%Robbery%' 
				OR incident.text_general_code LIKE '%Assault%' 
				OR incident.text_general_code LIKE '%Rape%' 
				OR incident.text_general_code LIKE '%Homicide%' 
			) 
		)
	AS count 
	FROM rail_stops 
) row;

The html mashup is under src.

The live demo is located at http://jimrsmiley.github.io/septa-regional-rail-crime-heatmap/

A few notes:

Airport crime data didn't seem to come through, given the regional rail lat, lng.

Hat Tip to Dave Walk's PHL Crime Mapper, who's theme I totally ripped off.