The raw data behind the story "The (Very) Long Tail Of Hurricane Recovery" https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/sandy-311/

sandy_311

Format

A data frame with 1783 rows representing dates and 25 variables:

date

Date

nyc_311

No description provided.

acs

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the Administration for Children's Services related to Hurricane Sandy on the given date

bpsi

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to Building Protection Systems, Inc related to Hurricane Sandy

cau

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the Community Affairs Unit related to Hurricane Sandy

chall

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the City Hall related to Hurricane Sandy

dep

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the Department of Environmental Protection related to Hurricane Sandy

dob

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the Department of Buildings related to Hurricane Sandy

doe

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the Department of Education related to Hurricane Sandy

dof

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the Department of Finance related to Hurricane Sandy

dohmh

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene related to Hurricane Sandy

dpr

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the Department of Parks and Recreation related to Hurricane Sandy

fema

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the Federal Emergency Management Agency related to Hurricane Sandy

hpd

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the Department of Housing Preservation and Development related to Hurricane Sandy

hra

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the Human Resources Administration related to Hurricane Sandy

mfanyc

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the Mayor's Fund to Advance NYC related to Hurricane Sandy

mose

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the Mayor's Office of Special Enforcement related to Hurricane Sandy

nycem

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to Emergency Management related to Hurricane Sandy

nycha

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the New York City Housing Authority related to Hurricane Sandy

nyc_service

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to NYC Service related to Hurricane Sandy

nypd

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the New York Police Department related to Hurricane Sandy

nysdol

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to the NYC Department of Labor related to Hurricane Sandy

sbs

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to Small Business Services related to Hurricane Sandy

nys_emergency_mg

The number of emergency hotline (311) calls made to NYS Emergency Management related to Hurricane Sandy

total

The total number of emergency hotline (311) calls made related to Hurricane Sandy

Source

Data from NYC Open Data https://data.cityofnewyork.us/City-Government/311-Call-Center-Inquiry/tdd6-3ysr, Agency acronyms from the Data Dictionary. See also https://github.com/fivethirtyeight/data/tree/master/sandy-311-calls

Examples

# To convert data frame to tidy data (long) format, run: library(dplyr) library(tidyr) sandy_311_tidy <- sandy_311 %>% gather(agency, num_calls, -c("date", "total")) %>% arrange(date) %>% select(date, agency, num_calls, total) %>% rename(total_calls = total) %>% mutate(agency = as.factor(agency))