Visualing commute pattern - Story behind 2.8 million workers in Hong Kong

Interactive Data Essay
Created as a personal project, March 2021

There are more than 2.8 million workers with a fixed place of work in Hong Kong. How does the overall travel pattern from their home to working place look like, when visualised? This project includes two major products:

  1. An data article published in Towards Data Science, one of the most prominent data science blogs in the world with 20,000,000 views per month
Link to Article

  1. An interactive web application for users to interactively explore the commute pattern on web with charts
Play the Interactive Web App
Sample view of the article
Overview of the interactive scrollytelling web app
Sample usage of the app which allow users to select/unselect their area of interest

Tools Used

  • R
  • Shiny
  • ArcGIS Pro

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