Travel within the region had a marked decline (for good reason) during the statewide shelter-in-place order. This post explores what's happened to local travel since Georgia's reopening.
Many of us have been home a lot lately--not necessarily home alone, but home--with the obvious goal of slowing the spread of COVID-19. How much have our movement patterns changed, and where and when did those patterns change the most? Check out a multi-featured dashboard for some custom insights.
Social distancing is not far from the top of our minds these days. What difference has it made to mobility? See this dashboard for answers!
Driving alone remains the commuting option of choice for the 10-county metro, but its rates vary by location and occupation.
TransitCenter's Transit Insights tool makes it possible to look at transit trends over time and see how demographic change influences transit infrastructure.
Exploring the history of maptivism and its current incarnations in Atlanta.
How do local governments decide where to invest public funds? Better yet, how can local governments help ensure that these investments are distributed to projects in an equitable manner? Unfortunately, there is no single, easy answer. However, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) has created an interactive equity analysis tool to help address these questions. [...]
Friday Factday: 2018 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey Results ReleasedAge and Generations, Economy, Education, Environment, Friday Factday, Housing, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Other Demographics, Population, Public Health, Race and Diversity, Transportation
Now in its sixth year, the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Metro Atlanta Speaks survey offers a snapshot of residents’ viewpoints on the area’s top challenges, local assets and what matters most to them. The survey polls residents from 13 metro counties on questions about transportation, the economy, amenities and quality of life, civic engagement and [...]
The Census Bureau has released-- over the last few weeks--two great new datasets that are worth a look: American Community Survey (ACS), 1-year estimates, 2017 American Housing Survey (AHS), 2017 Available through American FactFinder, the ACS 1-year has 2017 estimates for geographic areas with 60,000 people or more. The next ACS [...]
The Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) program, operated by the U.S. Census Bureau's Center for Economic Studies, provides Residential Area Characteristics (RAC), Worker Area Characteristics (WAC), and Origin-Destination data for workers and jobs on an annual basis. Using LEHD data, the dashboard below (also here) enables the user to identify where people who live in [...]