Update of the Access to Opportunities Project
The Access to Opportunities Project (AOP) is a research initiative led by the Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea) with the aim to study transport accessibility conditions in Brazilian cities. In this project, we generate annual estimates of access to employment, health, education, and social protection services for each block and mode of transport (🚗 🚌 🚴♂️ 🚶♀️) for the 20 largest cities in Brazil. The first results of the project were published in 2020.
This week, we published the new results of AOP. What’s new?
- Accessibility estimates for the years
- Access by car 🚗 considering historical traffic conditions (congestion levels)
- Access to social protection services
- The entire metropolitan area of Goiânia
- Data on the spatial distribution of jobs
- New app for interactive visualization of results
All data can be downloaded:
The data and methods used in the project are detailed in these two working papers. For now, these reports are only available in Portuguese, but we’re planning to have a paper in English soon.
- Mapping walking time on OSM data with r5r
- Mapping accessibility with data from the Access to Opportunities Project
- Mapping geographic access to COVID-19 health care in Brazil
- Spatial, income and racial inequalities in access to COVID-19 healthcare
- Geographic access to COVID-19 healthcare in Brazil using a balanced float catchment area approach