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Transportation Response Center: External Databases, Guides, and Information Centers

From March through August, 2020, NACTO reviewed and curated external resources—from action trackers and case counts to resources for mobility justice and transit agencies—to help guide tough decision-making in response to the initial outbreak of COVID-19. As of August 31, 2020, NACTO is no longer updating this page. For emerging city and transit agency response strategies, please see NACTO’s Streets for Pandemic Response and Recovery resource or visit

COVID-19 Information

Coronavirus Resource Center & Global Case Count (Johns Hopkins)
Information dashboard to help advance the understanding of COVID-19, inform the public, and brief policymakers in order to guide a response, improve care, and save lives.

COVID-19 GIS Hub (Esri)
Regularly updated dashboard linking to maps, datasets, applications, and additional resources to help people understand, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 in their community or organization.

City & Transit Agency Action Trackers

COVID-19 Streets for Social Distancing Tracker (Rails-to-Trails Conservancy)
A digital map dashboard tracking cities that have repurposed streets for walking and biking at a safe social distance.

COVID Mobility Works (NUMO)
An independent platform dedicated to collecting, synthesizing and sharing mobility initiatives that are keeping the world moving during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Complete Streets + COVID-19 (Smart Growth America)
Map tracking community responses related to Compete Streets and complete communities, including micromobility, curbside management, and community engagement.

COVID19 Livable Streets Response Strategies (Mike Lydon, Street Plans)
Regularly updated spreadsheet covering the location, mileage, and status of complete streets response strategies, including temporary bikeways and slow / shared streets.

COVID-19 Local Action Tracker (National League of Cities)
Thorough database of municipal responses to COVID-19 collected through active research and direct submissions from local leaders.

COVID-19 Shared Micromobility Status Tracker (NABSA)
Database tracking the responses of bikeshare and shared micromobility systems in North America.

Local actions to support walking and cycling during social distancing (Tabitha Combs, UNC)
Shares information about local and state COVID-19 responses that affect access to walking and biking.

Transit Agency Responses to COVID-19 (Transit App)
Database tracking global transit agency responses to COVID-19 in operations, service planning, communications, and more.

Government Resource Centers

COVID-19 Street Rebalancing Guide (The Urban Project)
A guide for decision-makers and practitioners alike. Drawing on case studies from around the world, it offers strategies and practical guidance on rebalancing streets through three phases of COVID-19 response.

Cities and Coronavirus (COVID-19) Portal (C40)
Curated collection of media and resources on topics relevant to mayoral teams and departments, including: waste, food, buildings, transportation, and public engagement.

Coronavirus Crisis Response Resources (ICMA)
Resource page to help local government managers in their response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

COVID-19 Municipal Resource Guide (US Conference of Mayors)
Written guide to help cities maintain fiscal order and make the most of federal dollars in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 Resource Guide for Government Leaders (Government Technology)
List of resources to connect leaders with useful tools to aid in response efforts.

Mobility Justice

Mobility Justice and COVID-19 (Untokening Collective)
Reflections and recommendations for mobility justice in the COVID-19 world produced in collaboration with Pueblo Planning,

Regular Updates

City Hall Coronavirus Daily Update (Bloomberg Philanthropies)
Daily updates on actions city leaders are taking to respond to the coronavirus crisis, and critical resources from the Bloomberg Philanthropies Coronavirus Local Response Initiative.