Watch This Gorgeous Visualization of the MBTA

A neat way to watch a day in the life of our public transportation system.

Over the past few years, Aaron Koblin has continually impressed the Internet with his videos and artwork showing visualizations of all the flight traffic patterns in the United States. Here, for example, is North America:

Following up on the heels of Koblin is Andrew Walker, who made visualizations of 24 hours of public transportation in 40 different cities. That includes Boston and the MBTA:

Maybe it's not quite as cool as the flight version, but it's still pretty neat to see traffic peaking at rush hour, as well as the distinct routes of the Green, Orange, and Red lines.

(h/t Wired)