Parking Meter Transactions: Cash vs. Credit

This visualization shows the number of parking meter transactions in Columbus, Ohio, over a one year period, and how they were paid for. The interactive map shows active parking meters as dots on the map. On the right side legend, there is a color spectrum for the percentage of transactions in credit vs cash ranging from green to red. The green indicates a higher percentage of payments via credit and red indicates a lower percentage of payments via credit. 

This data is useful when considering the habits of drivers based on nearby amenities and times to complete tasks. It can be used to understand how income of neighborhoods can indicate parking meter payment habits. This data can be used to influence parking meter location decisions and pricing in the future.