Uber overtakes taxis in New York City

April 18, 2018
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(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

In an update to his analysis of taxi and ride-share trips, Todd Schnieder reports that the number of daily Uber rides exceeds the number of taxi rides in New York City, as of November 2017.

Uber-nyc

The data is provided by the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission, and the analysis and graphics were created using the open-source R language. (The code and data for the analysis are available on Github.) You can find a wealth of detailed analysis of rides in New York, including some gorgeous maps of pick-up and drop-off locations, at the link below.

Todd W. Schneider: Analyzing 1.1 Billion NYC Taxi and Uber Trips, with a Vengeance

 

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