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Download data from all public bicycle hire systems which provide open data, currently including

  • Santander Cycles London, U.K.

  • citibike New York City NY, U.S.A.

  • Divvy Chicago IL, U.S.A.

  • Capital BikeShare Washingon DC, U.S.A.

  • Hubway Boston MA, U.S.A.

  • Metro Los Angeles CA, U.S.A.

Download and store data

  • dl_bikedata Download data for particular cities and dates

  • store_bikedata Store data in SQLite3 database

Sample data for testing package

  • bike_test_data Description of test data included with package

  • bike_write_test_data Write test data to disk in form precisely reflecting data provided by all systems

  • bike_rm_test_data Remove data written to disk with bike_write_test_data

Functions to aggregate trip data

  • bike_daily_trips Aggregate daily time series of total trips

  • bike_stations Extract table detailing locations and names of bicycle docking stations

  • bike_tripmat Extract aggregate counts of trips between all pairs of stations within a given city

Summary Statistics

  • bike_summary_stats Overall quantitative summary of database contents. All of the following functions provide individual aspects of this summary.

  • bike_db_totals Count total numbers of trips or stations, either for entire database or a specified city.

  • bike_datelimits Return dates of first and last trips, either for entire database or a specified city.

  • bike_demographic_data Simple table indicating which cities include demographic parameters with their data

  • bike_latest_files Check whether files contained in database are latest published versions


Mark Padgham