The Minneapolis-St. Paul Transportation Happiness Map
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Transportation Happiness Map illustrates spatiotemporal differences in
travelers’ happiness ratings on the streets and roads in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan
The data powering the map was collected using an Android-based smartphone application--Daynamica.
The map makes self-reported emotional experience data easily accessible through visualization.
can select among 10 travel mode options, 7 time options, 8 emotion options, and two statistic
visualize patterns of transportation happiness. See the methodology
for additional information.
Publications and research reports using data from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Transportation
must cite it appropriately. The citation should include the following:
Fan, Yingling, Travis Ormsby, Peter Wiringa, Chen-Fu Liao, Julian Wolfson. Visualizing
Happiness in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Region [Machine-readable database]. Minneapolis:
Minnesota, 2020maps. Available at https://maps.umn.edu/transportation-happiness/