DUI Arrests in Philadelphia
Judges recently ordered Uber and Lyft to cease operations in Pittsburgh stating "The commission is ... charged with ensuring the public safety." I decided to investigate how ride-sharing has impacted one of the biggest public safety dangers on the road, drunk driving. Sadly, the data available for Pittsburgh is incomplete so I turned to our sister city, Philadelphia, as they have had ride-sharing available since mid 2012. If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or via twitter, @nategood.
This data visualization takes a look at DUI trends in the Philadelphia area for the last decade and highlights the time frames where various ride sharing options became available in the area. The x-axis represents time (on a monthly interval) and the y-axis represents normalized DUI activity. Click on the menu items on the r