Gavin Rozzi is an award-winning data scientist, web developer & former journalist who has created several successful local news websites and open-source civic technology platforms serving New Jersey.
M.S., Data Science & Strategic Analytics, 2020
B.A., Political Science, 2018
In this post I will introduce njtr1, my new R package that makes it easier to research road safety in New Jersey using open data released by the New Jersey Department of Transportation with a consistent and simple API, eliminating the manual drudgery currently inherent in working with these data.
In this post I will explore how New Jersey compares to neighboring states in terms of the granularity, format and accessibility of raw data about COVID-19 cases and deaths made available to the public during the pandemic’s outbreak in 2020.
I first released my open-source R package for processing U.S. ZIP codes, zipcodeR, in September. From then until December, when I am writing this, the package has received more than 3000 downloads and a lot of interest from the community.
A tool for researching the opiod epidemic in New Jersey and where & when overdoses are occuring