Distance Traveled from Home
This data set is designed to determine whether devices in an area are still exhibiting a “normal pattern of life” vs. isolating at home. This is accomplished by measuring the distanced traveled (as the crow flies) by devices on a daily basis.
The data set provides three metrics on the census block group level:
• Index of devices traveling less than or greater than 1km
•. Index of devices traveling less than or greater than 10km
•. Index of median distance traveled
The indices are constructed by comparing current data to “normal” patterns taken from the same time period last year and are adjusted for expected day-of-week trends.