November 16, 2020 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

COVID-19 Rolling Average Dataset - Hospitalization Columns

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.

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November 12, 2020 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Business Licenses Missing Records - Resolved

The Business Licenses dataset is missing approximately 75% of its records due to a technical glitch this morning. We are working on restoring them.

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

Changes to COVID-19 Datasets

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.

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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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