Downtown, July 2014

movement

after the show, theater district  (sonya kovacic)

after the show, theater district (sonya kovacic)

Boston's population varies with the seasons, but a more dramatic shift takes place nearly every day.

During standard working hours, the population of Suffolk County (encompassing Boston, Chelsea, Revere, and Winthrop) increases by 32%. So how many people is that, exactly? Over a quarter million — commuting in and out of the city on a daily basis.


This is cool: an visualization of Boston's bus routes and speeds, created by Bostonography. Oh, and it's real-time.