Traffic Crashes 100% open

Austin, TX

What data is expected?

Data on all motor-vehicle-related crashes. This should include crashes with pedestrians and bicyclists (which may or may not be divided into multiple datasets). Please note: This dataset refers to data on specific incidents, not monthly or annual totals. Data on where and when crashes are occuring is crucial for both measuring street safety and figuring out where interventions are needed. (More info)

  • Date
  • Time (may be approximate)
  • Location
  • Type, description, or charges
  • Injuries? (yes or no)
  • Fatalities? (yes or no)

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licensed Yes
Available in bulk Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Available free online Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open format CSV, JSON, RDF, TSV, TXT, XLS, XML
findable 4
findable_steps top hit under transportation in the austin data portal
licence_url https://data.austintexas.gov/Public-Safety/2017-APD-Tra
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Austin Transportation
characteristics Date, Time (may be approximate), Location, Type, description, or charges, Injuries? (yes or no), Fatalities? (yes or no)
location https://data.austintexas.gov/Transportation-and-Mobilit - This data set contains traffic incident information from the Austin-Travis County traffic reports RSS feed, available at http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/qact/default.cfm The dataset is updated every 5 minutes. Incidents that are currently in the RSS feed have a status of "active" in this dataset. Incidents that are no longer appear in the feed have a status of "archived.", https://data.austintexas.gov/Public-Safety/2017-APD-Tra - A dataset of traffic fatalities in Austin in 2017. AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT DATA DISCLAIMER 1. The data provided are for informational use only and may differ from official APD crime data. 2. APD’s crime database is continuously updated, so reports run at different times may produce different results. Care should be taken when comparing against other reports as different data collection methods and different data sources may have been used. 3. The Austin Police Department does not assume any liability for any decision made or action taken or not taken by the recipient in reliance upon any information or data provided. The Austin Police Department Fatality database contains only those crashes investigated by APD and is continuously being updated due to on-going investigations. The data provided here represents a snapshot of Traffic Fatality information at a specific point in time and may change. Due to the long processing times for toxicology testing, impairment and suspected impairment, statistics are based on the initial assessment of the Detectives and Medical Examiner.

Meta data

Data location   https://data.austintexas.gov/Transportation-and-Mobilit - This data set contains traffic incident information from the Austin-Travis County traffic reports RSS feed, available at http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/qact/default.cfm. The dataset is updated every 5 minutes. Incidents that are currently in the RSS feed have a status of "active" in this dataset. Incidents that are no longer appear in the feed have a status of "archived."
   https://data.austintexas.gov/Public-Safety/2017-APD-Tra - A dataset of traffic fatalities in Austin in 2017. AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT DATA DISCLAIMER 1. The data provided are for informational use only and may differ from official APD crime data. 2. APD’s crime database is continuously updated, so reports run at different times may produce different results. Care should be taken when comparing against other reports as different data collection methods and different data sources may have been used. 3. The Austin Police Department does not assume any liability for any decision made or action taken or not taken by the recipient in reliance upon any information or data provided. The Austin Police Department Fatality database contains only those crashes investigated by APD and is continuously being updated due to on-going investigations. The data provided here represents a snapshot of Traffic Fatality information at a specific point in time and may change. Due to the long processing times for toxicology testing, impairment and suspected impairment, statistics are based on the initial assessment of the Detectives and Medical Examiner.
Data licence   https://data.austintexas.gov/Public-Safety/2017-APD-Tra
Data format   CSV, JSON, RDF, TSV, TXT, XLS, XML
Reviewer   Akhil Rao
Submitters   Akhil Rao
Last modified   Sat Apr 13 2019 19:14:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)