Ever wonder where everyone at your Metro station is going? This visualization from PlanItMetro shows both how many people enter at any given station on an average weekday along with where, exactly, all of them exit.

Graphic by PlanItMetro. Click for interactive version.

I noticed that a lot of Arlington riders use Orange lines to commute to stops on the Silver Line. Specifically, about 8% of the riders who get on at Ballston head out to a new Silver Line station.

What do you see when you use the tool?

Nick Finio is a Faculty Research Assistant at the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he is also a PhD Candidate in Urban and Regional Planning. His dissertation is focused on gentrification in the DC area and elsewhere. At NCSG, he works on a variety of projects, including Purple Line advocacy and various regional planning projects.  He has lived and worked in the region since 2011, and currently resides in Hyattsville with his son.