September 14, 2020 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data

E-scooter Data Streams for 2020 Now Available

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.

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August 04, 2020 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Deprecating Housing and Economic Development Payment Receipts dataset

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.

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July 22, 2020 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

COVID-19 Testing Datasets

We have added a new dataset related to COVID-19 testing and renamed an existing one.

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July 21, 2020 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Traffic Crash Datasets Data Source

We have made a small internal adjustment to the data source for our Traffic Crash datasets:

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June 10, 2020 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Date Changes for COVID-19 Datasets

We have adjusted how COVID-19 cases are assigned to dates in the following datasets. This change is retroactive so will affect previously reported values.

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May 29, 2020 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Percent Positive Calculation Change for COVID-19 Cases, Tests, and Deaths by ZIP Code

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.

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April 28, 2020 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Additional 2019 Trips Added to Transportation Network Providers - Trips Dataset

Due to data processing errors, some Transportation Network Provider trips in the first nine months of 2019 were not reported to the City of Chicago and therefore not initially included in the Transportation Network Providers - Trips dataset. The errors have now been corrected. We have received the trips and added them to the dataset. The net increases per month are:

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April 07, 2020 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

TNP Trips Correction - November 2019 - Complete

There were data reporting errors in the November 2019 records in the Transportation Network Providers - Trips dataset. At this time, we are unaware of this issue extending beyond the Fare column in the time period 11/1/2019-11/7/2019. However, to be cautious, we have obtained complete replacements of potentially affected records for the entire month of November and will be using them to replace that entire month in the dataset. Please note that the Trip ID values associated with specific trips may change.

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