With the COVID-19 outbreak, we have witnessed nationwide lockdowns across the US, as state-by-state, the country closed its doors. People were asked to isolate themselves, work from home if possible, and to only leave home for essential exercise or shopping.
Roads and freeways that were typically busy, saw a significant decrease in cars. For those who still needed to commute, the time it took from origin to destination decreased, as the reduced number of vehicles traveling gave way to less traffic and congestion.
The way people used public spaces, visited retail and leisure facilities, and congregated at points-of-interest saw a shift in demand that many were simply not prepared for.
Throughout the pandemic, Wejo worked with authorities in the US to track car movements during the lockdown, providing Connected Vehicle Data (CVD) to eight US states. Data, which has been invaluable in establishing priorities, identifying problems, and generating much-needed action.
Our COVID-19 data is being used to:
Five interesting insights from Wejo Covid-19 Connected Vehicle Data
How can COVID-19 data help you?
The COVID-19 Bundle from Wejo, which includes Vehicle Movements and Driving Events products can help both public and private sector organizations truly understand the granular impacts of the pandemic on nationwide mobility trends.
This is your opportunity to unlock the value in connected vehicle data to understand how the outbreak of the Coronavirus Pandemic in March 2020 shaped and changed the way we live, work, and travel.