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 second year student in UMD College Park’s Masters in Community Planning Program, where he focuses on transportation and equity issues.  He has lived and worked in the region since 2010, and currently resides in Takoma Park with his wife and son.