In support of research we release our weekly aggregated social mobility data. Each data release includes the current index and longitudinal data for cities, states and the United States. We also have anonymized user level mobility data available upon request. Email Mark Dredze for details.
Our metric is described in our journal publication:
Paiheng Xu, Mark Dredze, David A Broniatowski. The Twitter Social Mobility Index: Measuring Social Distancing Practices from Geolocated Tweets. Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), 2020.
An earlier version of our work can be found in an Arxiv Preprint:
Paiheng Xu, Mark Dredze, David A. Broniatowski. The Twitter Social Mobility Index: Measuring Social Distancing Practices from Geolocated Tweets. arXiv:2004.02397, 2020.
The index data file (for each location type) contains the current social mobility index. The columns are:
This file contains the social mobility index for every location for each week starting in January 1, 2019. This data is available for every US state, 100 most populated cities, 5 regions (Northeast, Midwest, South, Central, West), and 2 territories (Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands).