A post dedicated to measuring the impact
and recovery of COVID-19 in the Austin area.
I will update these charts periodically with new data. **Last update: August 1st **
August 1st thoughts & takeaways:
Things have flattened out since the latest spike in cases. 1.2% decrease last week.
I’ve updated the static graphic showing trip types from Google data for Travis County. Check it out!
Daily traffic volumes counted using video cameras at intersections in Austin:
Weekly % change of traffic volumes:
Monthly trip location trends data in Travis County:
Austin Airport passengers through TSA checkpoints (updated June 6th):
National/Austin daily traffic comparison:
Daily average speed counted using video cameras at intersections in Austin:
Daily shared micromobility trips (dockless scooters, bicycles) in Austin:
Daily traffic incidents reported to Austin Fire/PD:
Austin travel times post-COVID
Comparing to this time last year, these Austin corridors have seen a 30% reduction in travel time. This works out to being a 94% reduction in congestion for only 40-50% decrease in volume. For details, check out this full post on it here. Working with this bluetooth data from the publicly available open data portal was a lot of work so give it some love.
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