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2014 Open Data Challenge


Thank you to everyone who submitted entries into the Bay Area Bike Share Open Data Challenge, and congratulations to our winners! Judges had the difficult task of deciding between 35 insightful entries, all of which are shared below.

Virot Ta Chiraphadhanakul's interactive map was chosen as the Best Overall Visualization because it successfully communicates a broad range of useful and interesting information.

Pili Mayora creatively approached the Open Data Challenge with a video submission, showing a day in the life of Bay Area Bike Share.

Tyler Field's report provides intelligent, helpful and insightful facts about Bay Area Bike Share trip data.

Steve Gifford's submission comes in the form of an app, though you can also view it on YouTube. The app allows users to narrow down trips by customer type, station popularity, and other variables.

Bjorn Vermeersch presents Bay Area Bike Share using a solar system analogy. The design beautifully layers multiple stories, both highlighting and detailing key metrics.


  • Alex Jacobs
  • Andy McNeil
  • Anya A'Hearn and Allan Walker
  • Chan Kim
  • Dan Tsai
  • Danielle Gellis
  • Gilman Tolle
  • Jack Lee
  • Jennifer Wong and David Belford
  • John Christensen: Entry 1, Entry 2
  • Juan Francisco Saldarriaga and Anastasia Papadi: Entry 1, Entry 2
  • Judy Lucas
  • KK Molugu
  • Marc Fernandez Girones
  • Matt Sundquist
  • Matthew McKenna
  • Matthew Wigginton Conway
  • Michelle Thong
  • Miquel Ferrandiz
  • Mirela Spasova and Phillip Ho
  • Nat Roth and Emma Pierson: PDF and link
  • Sandra Lee, Dan Tsai, Chan Kim
  • Tak Wong
  • Tau Herng Lim
  • Team Avra and Scott: Entry 1, Entry 2, Entry 3
  • Tim Cochran
  • Vincent Huang and Jessica Siu
  • Xinh Huynh
  • Many thanks to our judges from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission,, SPUR, IDEO, Bay Area Bike Share, and Stamen Design.

    Even though the Bay Area Bike Share Open Data Challenge has closed, you can download the full data set at any time. Click the button on the right side of the page to download.

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