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Match rows and columns of distance and trip matrices


bike_match_matrices(mat1, mat2)



A wide- or long-form trip or distance matrix returned from bike_tripmat or bike_distmat.


The corresponding distance or trip matrix.


A list of the same matrices with matching start and end stations, and in the same order passed to the routine (that is, mat1 then mat2). Each kind of matrix will be identified and named accordingly as either "trip" or "dist". Matrices are returned in same format (long or wide) as submitted.


Distance matrices returned from bike_distamat use all stations listed for a given system, while trip matrices extracted with bike_tripmat will often have fewer stations because operational station numbers commonly vary over time. This function reconciles the two matrices through matching all row and column names (or just station IDs for long-form matrices), enabling then to be directly compared.