Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020

This month's regional snapshot presents summary findings for ARC's 2020 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey. This year's survey measures impacts from and perceptions of COVID-19.

By |2020-11-18T09:30:22-04:00November 18th, 2020|COVID-19, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020

Data Diversion: Lower-Income Workers and People of Color Most Vulnerable to COVID-19 Impact

The pandemic has already led to job loss in the most vulnerable occupations (and has even spread to other job sectors). Following job loss through a household's budget leads to more bad economic and social outcomes for those families. Decreased affordability of housing is an example. This Data Diversion provides an initial look at data that frame potential housing impacts of COVID-associated job loss.

By |2020-05-12T13:21:54-04:00May 12th, 2020|Data Diversions, Housing, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Diversion: Lower-Income Workers and People of Color Most Vulnerable to COVID-19 Impact

Monday Mapday: Reminder of Ready Resources–COVID-19

Months now into the time of the coronavirus, this week's Monday Mapday is a timely reminder of existing ARC-built webpages tracking data and resources associated with this pandemic

By |2020-05-11T09:55:37-04:00May 11th, 2020|Economic Development, Monday Mapday, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Reminder of Ready Resources–COVID-19

Data Diversion: COVID-19 Weekly Mobility Pattern by Industry

So we've posted recently about mobility during COVID-19--how we have traveled less and when those declines happened. This week, we use the same data source (Safegraph) to look at how and when our pandemic-period mobility changes vary by industry sector.

By |2020-06-04T12:43:39-04:00May 6th, 2020|Data Diversions, Economy, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Diversion: COVID-19 Weekly Mobility Pattern by Industry

Friday Factday: Social Distancing– Directions and Distinctions

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.

By |2020-05-01T07:01:41-04:00May 1st, 2020|Friday Factday, Public Health, Transportation, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Social Distancing– Directions and Distinctions

Monday Mapday: Internet Access in the Time of Coronavirus

COVID-19 has led to dramatic shifts in our professional and ecucational lives. Far more workers telecommute in this "Corona World", and almost all students have to attend classes remotely. But this "remote world" is not as readily available to all of us. The maps in this post show shares of households wiith internet access (and conversely, those without), along with the shares of resident workers employed in office jobs to which they could likely telecommute.

By |2020-04-27T12:48:42-04:00April 27th, 2020|Economic Development, Monday Mapday, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Internet Access in the Time of Coronavirus

Data Diversion: Mobility Change after COVID-19 Outbreak in Georgia

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!

By |2020-05-01T13:54:43-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Public Health, Transportation, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Diversion: Mobility Change after COVID-19 Outbreak in Georgia

Monday Mapday: COVID-19 and Cardiovascular Disease

With numbers of diagnosed COVID-19 cases and related deaths continuing to rise, it is ever more critical to identify and mitigate risk factors for the disease.. Cardiovascular health has recently emerged as a risk factor for heightened severity of, and worse outcomes for, coronavirus infections. Maps here show an overlay of current cases with relative concentrations of serious cardiovascular issues, for all ages and for those aged 65 and up.

By |2020-04-14T15:19:48-04:00April 14th, 2020|Monday Mapday, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: COVID-19 and Cardiovascular Disease

Data Diversion: Census Day

April 1 this year is known in data circles not as April Fools Day, but rather as Census Day. In these times of pandemic, response to this decennial data collecton effort is even more critical than usual.

By |2020-04-01T05:08:41-04:00April 1st, 2020|Data Diversions, Other Demographics, Population, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Diversion: Census Day
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