Visualizing commute time

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This was an exploration of a few things:

The goal was to see how long commutes are to various parts of Metro Seattle from the center of downtown Seattle. I chose the public transit mode because I think that's the 2nd best way to get around Seattle (biking is the #1 way).

Initially I color-coded the commute paths in 10-minute buckets. I then tried a more ambitious approach of adding shapes to see the commutes at a more broad level across the metro area.

Issues and challenges: