August 10, 2021

Mobility Trip Patterns for Greater Melbourne Metropolitan Area

Mobility Trip Patterns for Greater Melbourne Metropolitan Area
This blog posts delves into the mobility data and trip hop movement patterns for one of  the largest metropolitan region in Australia.  
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With the changes in people-behaviors due to COVID-19, urban planners, transportation agencies, municipal leaders, and academic researchers are in need of a reliable baseline for measuring the variations in mobility patterns over time.

The Greater Melbourne metropolitan area is the second largest urban region in Australia. The metro stretches across a total area of 9993 square kilometers, and hosts 5.08 million inhabitants.  

Animation: Mobility Trip Patterns : Greater Melbourne Metropolitan Region in Australia

CITYDATA curates daily mobility patterns for approximately 1.83 million devices or 36% of the population in the Greater Melbourne metro. September tends to be the preferred month for baselining mobility data. To that end, we have computed the mobility trip hops for the Greater Melbourne metro for the month of September.  The video at the below link shows the mobility patterns for 112505 devices and 487536 trip hops, visualized with a time series animation.

YouTube Video: Mobility Trip Patterns : Greater Melbourne Metropolitan Region in Australia

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