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Stay-at-Home Orders

5 days ago
Reports last week that the U.S. economy is about 30 percent smaller than before the pandemic aren't reflected in driving trends.
Smart Cities Dive
July 31, 2020, 7am PDT
Early in the pandemic, bike sales soared and vehicle miles traveled plummeted. As people have been driving more, more people have also been infected with the novel coronavirus.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research
June 7, 2020, 9am PDT
Vehicle miles traveled, collisions, and collision-related injuries have been impacted by shelter-in-place orders nationwide. The level of impact, however, largely varies by region.
Transport Topics
June 4, 2020, 11am PDT
A large-scale experiment is underway.
May 20, 2020, 8am PDT
A recently published study predicts a 4 to 7 percent decline in greenhouse gas emissions for 2020 compared to 2019.
The Washington Post
Blog post
April 23, 2020, 8am PDT
Some progress, but not nearly enough, has been reported as California and its cities scramble to procure temporary shelters to house homeless people during the pandemic.
James Brasuell
April 10, 2020, 8am PDT
Census Bureau data shows we live near people with similar occupations, and right now frontline jobs are riskier for both health and economic well-being than working from home.
Jonathan Stiles