How have traffic counts and parking transactions changed during the 2nd quarter of 2020?

The Smart Columbus Operating System has ingested of several years of ODOT traffic data, as well as parking transaction data. With this data in the OS, we’ve used our robust visualization capabilities to create several workspaces that represent traffic and parking patterns over the past few months compared to years prior.

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ODOT Traffic Counts, 2016-2020

Number of Vehicles Monthly

This visualization uses traffic data collected by ODOT to show the number of vehicles counted monthly at a specific point on I-270 (the earliest installed sensor) year over year from 2016 to 2020.

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ODOT Traffic Counts, 2016-2020

Change in traffic from 2019 to 2020 by month

This visualization uses traffic data collected by ODOT to show the change in traffic on the road each month from 2020 compared with 2019 at (all points in Columbus with running sensors both of those years). The first two months in 2020 saw more traffic than 2019, but with the rise of Covid-19 in March there was a decrease in traffic from the same month in 2019.

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ODOT Traffic Counts, 2016-2020

Number of Vehicles Weekly

This visualization uses traffic data collected by ODOT to show the number of vehicles counted weekly at a specific point on I-270 (the earliest installed sensor) year over year from 2016 to 2020.

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ODOT Traffic Counts, 2016-2020

Change in traffic from 2019 to 2020 by week

This visualization uses traffic data collected by ODOT to show the change in traffic on the road each week from 2020 compared with 2019 at (all points in Columbus with running sensors both of those years). The first  ten weeks in 2020 saw more traffic than 2019, but with the rise of Covid-19 in March there was a decrease in traffic from the same month in 2019.

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City of Columbus Parking Meter Transactions

Weekly Parking Transaction Count

This visualization presents information about the City of Columbus Parking Meter Transactions. Information includes start and end timestamp of parking, amount and method of payment for the parking.

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