NJ TRANSIT + AMTRAK – Initial
Study
Information Architecture : Spring 2009
Katrina Bekessy | Conway Liao | Danny Chang | A...
Overview
• Focus of study Newark Airport, Newark Penn, New York Penn
Focus of Study
The Commuter
• Type of commuter
• Income - where is the money? Who's earning it?
• Quality of Life - lifest...
9,344.444 – 223,600.000
3,443.878 – 5,327.907
910.526 – 2,056.584
52.214 – 240.725
Newark Vs NewYork - Population density ...
553 – 480,400
236 - 342
113 - 166
0 - 38
Newark Vs NewYork - Employment per 1,000 in 2003
Household Income
Gathering Places
Commuter Volume
According to NJ Transit 2006 Fact at-a-glance .
23% of passengers who use NJ rail system were boarding at ...
Time Table Visualization - 4 Stations
Time Table Visualization - 4 Stations (AM Rush)
Time Table Visualization - 4 Stations (PM Rush)
Information Ecosystem - NJ Transit
Information Ecosystem - Newark
Information Ecosystem - Relationships
NJ Transit Newark
Liberty corridor & THE tunnel
This is a map of overlay Liberty Corridor & The tunnel
construction site for NJ transit. We ...
Next Steps
• Re-asses our current work
• Conduct field study and obtain public records
o Visiting each station
 Unlimited...
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NJ Transit Study 02-19-09

  1. 1. NJ TRANSIT + AMTRAK – Initial Study Information Architecture : Spring 2009 Katrina Bekessy | Conway Liao | Danny Chang | Amber Krishan
  2. 2. Overview • Focus of study Newark Airport, Newark Penn, New York Penn
  3. 3. Focus of Study The Commuter • Type of commuter • Income - where is the money? Who's earning it? • Quality of Life - lifestyle, involvement in community • Attractions - what is offered in the area? • Leisure - how do people spend their free time? • Media - what information affects commuter's decisions and experiences? • Population concentration • Employment - job opportunities, types of careers • Household Income • Resources - daily needs, larger problems Culture & Society Economics Information Dissemination • Information channels • Newark & NJ Transit relationship
  4. 4. 9,344.444 – 223,600.000 3,443.878 – 5,327.907 910.526 – 2,056.584 52.214 – 240.725 Newark Vs NewYork - Population density in 2000(people per square mile)
  5. 5. 553 – 480,400 236 - 342 113 - 166 0 - 38 Newark Vs NewYork - Employment per 1,000 in 2003
  6. 6. Household Income
  7. 7. Gathering Places
  8. 8. Commuter Volume According to NJ Transit 2006 Fact at-a-glance . 23% of passengers who use NJ rail system were boarding at NY Penn Station in average weekday. 8% from Newark Penn Station. (*We will need the current numbers from NJ transit. We really do.)
  9. 9. Time Table Visualization - 4 Stations
  10. 10. Time Table Visualization - 4 Stations (AM Rush)
  11. 11. Time Table Visualization - 4 Stations (PM Rush)
  12. 12. Information Ecosystem - NJ Transit
  13. 13. Information Ecosystem - Newark
  14. 14. Information Ecosystem - Relationships NJ Transit Newark
  15. 15. Liberty corridor & THE tunnel This is a map of overlay Liberty Corridor & The tunnel construction site for NJ transit. We can see the flow from the construction of making NY and NJ connected seamlessly.
  16. 16. Next Steps • Re-asses our current work • Conduct field study and obtain public records o Visiting each station  Unlimited transit pass o Permission to document o Help accessing records and documents  Ridership information  Inflow vs. Outflow  Clear demographics  New development (building permits) • Visualize future state of Newark, NJ transit and New York • Analyze the research conducted to determine areas of opportunity

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