This graphic shows highway trajects from Utrecht (center of the map) to other main cities in The Netherlands.
In the animation the distances have been replaced by travel times for each traject. Starting on monday at 0:00 and finishing on friday 23:50, the animation shows how travel times are affected by congestions along the work week specially at certain times of the day. During rush hours the graphic expands in different directions and at night the graphic returns to the original form.
The data has been supplied by the Ministry of Transport and are average values for the year 2005.