In the city of Columbus, there is a clear spatial divide that exists based on class and status. Is this spatial inequality linked to the access the people in each neighborhood have to various infrastructure in the city? This is the question that this study seeks to answer.

Research Questions

What is the relationship between the bus network and spatial inequality in Columbus?

  • Income levels
  • Low access (food deserts)
  • Race

Data & Methods

Bus Stop Data

Source: Smart Columbus Data

COTA Bus stop data (Sept. 2018)

  • geocodes
  • bus lines passing through the stop