The Energy Information Administration (EIA), the main federal agency responsible for collecting and analyzing energy statistics, has been rolling out an application programming interface (API), allowing developers to more easily access their vast statistical database. In our energy series, chart-it will use the EIA’s API to explore their database for interesting observations aboutRead More →

In August, we examined crime trends across D.C. neighborhoods and made a few interesting observations about the neighborhoods responsible for D.C.’s crime surge in 2015. With Halloween coming up, we wondered whether certain neighborhoods experience a seasonal spike in crime this time of year. In this post, we use D.C. crimeRead More →

This week’s write up is a little more personal than our usual topics. I thought it would be interesting to measure my work-life balance over time by plotting my billable hours since I started working. I work for a boutique financial advisory firm that specializes in infrastructure and energy finance.Read More →

The 2015 NBA finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors has been one of the most exciting series in recent years.  The underdog Cleveland Cavaliers are up 2-1 and game four is scheduled for tonight.  In this write-up, chart-it looks at each player’s share of their team’sRead More →

This is part two of our four-part series exploring system data from the DMV area’s Capital Bikeshare system.  This post is all about the sturdy workhorse of the bikesharing system, the bright red bike-tank that has become a staple of the DC backdrop.  We’ll explore bike activity and workload patternsRead More →