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: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/02/11/nyregion/nyc-subway-access.html
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