Later this week, possibly as soon as tomorrow (11/17/2020), we will be adding columns to the COVID-19 Daily Rolling Average Case and Death Rates dataset. The new columns will show hospitalizations for COVID-19, with the same totals, counts, rates, and demographic breakdowns already used for cases and deaths. No existing columns will change, although the positions will change for some, due to adding new columns in the middle.Read more
On 10/29/2020, the following COVID-19 datasets will change. These changes are being made in cooperation with the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) to reflect evolving public health best practices in managing the pandemic. The core idea behind all of these changes is a move away from tracking/reporting COVID-19 tests by unique person to tracking/reporting them by distinct test.Read more
As part of the 2020 E-scooter pilot, we have updated our links to real-time locations of scooters available for rent in Chicago.
The data are accessible by API, and each of the three scooter companies hosts its own API feed as a requirement of participation. Details on the data specification can be found here. Updated URLs for GBFS feeds should be available soon on GitHub and are also listed below.Read more
No sooner than August 10, 2020, we will be removing the Housing and Economic Development Payment Receipts dataset. This dataset was based on a step in the payment process that is no longer used and therefore no longer produced data for this dataset.Read more
We have adjusted how the two columns related to positive COVID-19 test result rates are calculated in the COVID-19 Cases, Tests, and Deaths by ZIP Code dataset. This change is retroactive so will affect previously reported values.Read more