The New York Times + openrouteservice

In a recent article by the NYTimes the openrouteservice API isochrones interface was consumed to derive regions of reachability from subway stations in New York City. Their findings show that two-thirds of 550.000 residents who have difficulty walking live far from an accessible subway station. Head over to this very interesting analysis which you can find here:

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"Hard to Reach: While Manhattan has the most subway stations with elevators, many residents in the rest of New York City live far away from an accessible station."