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Chart of the Day: Typical Distances By Transportation Mode, Log Scale

Here’s a chart that caught my eye, from a post on Why Is This Interesting about micromobility. First let’s look at the chart, which, with its log-scale and comprehensive scope, is the kind of chart that makes me excited about charts.
Check it out:

(See also these other great comprehensive charts: Operating Speeds by Mode by […]

Chart of the Day – 7 Most Congested Corridors in Metropolitan Minneapolis – St. Paul

[…] Lake Rd/Exit 12B
7.67
8
PM
20.1
22.9
12.1
48.4
2
W 5PM
29.4
15.7
21.4

91
Minneapolis
I-694 WB
MN-49/Rice St/Exit 45
MN-51/Exit 42
3.88
3.8
PM
10.5
22.2
6.7
26.8
1.1
TH 5PM
17.9
13
14.2

121
Minneapolis
MN-62 EB
Gleason Rd
CR-32/Penn Ave
4.55
4.7
PM
11.4
24
6.7
26.7
1.1
TH 5PM
17.5
15.6
12.9

127
Minneapolis
I-494 WB
24th Ave/Exit 2
CR-32/Penn Ave/Exit 6
4.12
4.1
PM
9.8
25.2
5.7
22.9
1
TH 5PM
18.7
13.2
14.6

137
Minneapolis
I-394 EB
MN-100/Exit 5
US-12/Exit 8B
3.32
3.5
PM
8.3
24
4.8
19.4
0.8
TH 5PM
11.7
17.1
8.2

147
Minneapolis
I-35W NB
CR-C2/Exit 25A
I-694/Exit 27
3.87
3.8
PM
8.5
27.4
4.7
18.9
0.8
TH 5PM
14.5
16.1
10.7

Today’s Chart of the Day is an extract from a Table from Inrix (a traffic data provider), which shows the 7 most congested corridors in region. The rank is […]

Chart of the Day: Land’s Share of US Home Prices

Via Visualizing Economics, here’s a cool chart showing the percentage of a home’s value that is tied up in land (as opposed to the house itself).
Here’s the chart:

The chart’s maker, Catherine Mulbrandon, doesn’t say much about this other than to point towards the dataset, which comes from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. You […]

Chart of the Day: Minneapolis and Saint Paul Populations as Percent of their Peak

[…] week and sparked an interesting conversation on Twitter this week. Here’s the original population chart, via former streets.mn board member / forum founder Nick Magrino:

(He got the chart from a recently released Met Council report…)
Following the chart tweeting, Brauer took some the new data and created another chart, showing both Minneapolis and Saint Paul’s populations […]

Halloween Ped Death Chart

Chart of the Day: Child Pedestrian Fatalities, 1990 – 2012 by Day of Year

Here’s an a propos chart. It shows the number of children killed by cars by day of the year: A quote about it the data: BestPlaces analyzed more than four million records of auto fatalities from the Department of Transportation Fatality Analysis Reporting System.  As the graph below shows, there have been 133 child pedestrian […]

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Chart of the Day: Minnesota Electricity Sources, 2001-2017

Here’s a cool chart from the New York Times, that has interactive charts for each state showing changes in electricity sources over time.
Minnesota’s chart looks like this:

The Times follows up the chart with a brief caption:

Coal has been the top source of electricity generated in Minnesota for the past two decades. But coal’s generation […]

Chart of the Day: Carbon Footprint Reduction Chart

In honor of the new Stillwater freeway grand opening, here’s a chart for you from some periodical called “Science.” It shows the results of a new meta-study of 39 other studies on carbon impacts. Here is the chart:

The key idea here, from the Science blog:
Many commonly promoted options, such as washing clothes in cold […]

Chart of the Day: Edina Bike/Walk Count Results, Usage by Mode

Disclaimer, I work for the City of Edina, and made these charts for a presentation to the Edina Transportation Commission.
This chart is a sum of all the locations’ daily averages for bicyclists and pedestrians during the 2014 Edina bicycling and walking counts.
This chart shows the numbers are percentages of bicyclists vs pedestrians overall in […]

Chart of the Day: Edina Bike/Walk Count Results, Daily Use Profile

Disclaimer, I work for the City of Edina, and made these charts for a presentation to the Edina Transportation Commission.
This chart shows all counts taken this year and summed all the times in 15 minute intervals throughout the city. (Four of the 15 minute segments were summed together to make the chart cleaner and easier […]

Chart of the Day: Percentage of Twin Cities Freeway Miles Congested

Here’s a great chart from the archives, from a 2015 post entitled “Twin Cities Traffic Congestion Goes From Fine to Still Fine.” The whole post is worth a read but the key point is embedded in this wonderful chart from MnDOT:

As the chart shows, congestion has been largely flat since it peaked around the year […]