Category Archives: Transport

HSL departures heatmap

I created a a simple application using the HSL open data XML dump, the MapQuest Javascript API and the heatmap.js library. Here’s a screenshot: The heatmap shows the number of departures from each stop in the HSL public transport system. … Continue reading

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Move over, here comes lähdö!

The “Omat Lähdöt” service by HSL has been bugging me for a while now. The idea behind the service is great; Allow users of Helsinki area public transport to compile their own timetables, including any number of stops in the … Continue reading

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The Epic Saga of Repairing a 1989 Volvo 240

The subject: A 1989 model Volvo 240 station wagon. The problem: It won’t run. Sometimes. Sometimes it runs just fine.

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