Visual Analysis of Place Connectedness by Public Transport
The concept of place connectedness (traditionally termed `accessibility') refers to the ability of people to reach various services and to participate in activities. Connectedness by public transport is especially important for underprivileged and elderly people while the active use of public transport by the general population contributes in reducing traffic congestions and air pollution in cities. Place connectedness analyses are performed for a variety of purposes. In communication with transportation experts, we performed the conceptual modeling of the domain of problems related to place connectedness, defined the system of analysis tasks, and matched the tasks to visual analytics techniques that are capable to support them. In this paper, we introduce the task typology and present the visual analytics techniques using several example scenarios of place connectedness analyses.