Exploring COVID-19’s Impact on Activity in New York City

Using taxi, subway and google data to discover trends in Manhattan

Empty Times Square in May. Ben Gabbe/Getty Images

Examining Yellow Taxi Pickups

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Day-by-day look at Manhattan Taxi Pickups and NYC Airport Taxi Pickups in March 2019 and March 2020
May 2020 was especially not a great time to drive a Yellow Taxi

Subway Turnstile Entries

The first five stations are frequented by commuting workers.

Using Google Data as Signals

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