Using publicly available data, IEL researchers Kingsley Nweye and Calvin Lin have quantified the many ways day-to-day activity has changed since the pandemic began. We pulled data from public sources to create a new online dashboard that documents major changes in Austin. The dataset includes traffic patterns at major intersections throughout the city, COVID-19 case counts by ZIP code, water usage, real estate activity, retail spending, job postings, calls for city services and more.
Check it out here: http://www.covid19atx.net
Dr Nagy summarizes the findings: