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Streetcar Ridership

Data Description: This data set contains the daily count of Streetcar ridership throughout the City of Cincinnati.

Data Creation: Streetcar Ridership data is created via an Automated Passenger Counter (APC) system installed in the doorways of each streetcar vehicle. APC devices uses infrared lights to approximate the number of entering and exiting riders.

Data Created By: Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA)

Refresh Frequency: Daily

CincyInsights: The City of Cincinnati maintains an interactive dashboard portal, CincyInsights in addition to our Open Data in an effort to increase access and usage of city data. This data set has an associated dashboard available here:

Data Dictionary: A data dictionary providing definitions of columns and attributes is available as an attachment to this dataset.

Processing: The City of Cincinnati is committed to providing the most granular and accurate data possible. In that pursuit the Office of Performance and Data Analytics facilitates standard processing to most raw data prior to publication. Processing includes but is not limited: address verification, geocoding, decoding attributes, and addition of administrative areas (i.e. Census, neighborhoods, police districts, etc.).

Data Usage: For directions on downloading and using open data please visit our How-to Guide:

Querying over HTTP

Splitgraph serves as an HTTP API that lets you run SQL queries directly on this data to power Web applications. For example:

curl \
    -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
{"sql": "
    SELECT *
    FROM \"cincinnati-oh-gov/streetcar-ridership-wkbu-npen\".\"streetcar_ridership\"
    LIMIT 100 

See the Splitgraph documentation for more information.

  • streetcar_ridership