Taxis in London

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Satellite technology reveals how the network of city streets is being pushed to the edge of capacity. Watch the GPS traces of 380 London taxis over the course of a single day. By midmorning all center London is a blaze with taxis on the move. Visuals produced by 422 South.

Questions raised

Which are the roads in London city center that get saturated with traffic and which are the backstreets used to find out clear routes?

Insights

Hyde Park Corner is one of the busiest areas in London City Center. We can see the main roads revealed by the amount of traces left by the taxis.

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