If you want to get around New York City successfully, you don't drive. You take public transportation.

It's something that we all take for granted. But after seeing this animation, you'll be amazed by it all over again.

The NYC subways and buses are some of the most crowded public transportation systems on the planet. This animation, which is based on MTA data, shows just how crowded those underground tubes are and how amazingly it's organized.

It's totally mesmerizing.