After months of speculation and calls for transportation network companies to share data that might be helpful in refining the transportation systems of cities, Uber has announced a partnership with Boston that could do just that.
Jan 15, 2015 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
An article on Washington Post's Wonkblog says what some bikers were thinking: sometimes it feels safer to break the law.
Jan 10, 2015 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Part infographic and part diary, the weather radials project tracks the weather for every day in 2013.
Nov 28, 2014 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Why would Whole Foods—a company colloquially known as "Whole Paycheck" and as a staple of wealthy neighborhoods—open an 18,000 square foot location in one of the most impoverished parts of Chicago?
Nov 20, 2014 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
More people translates to more emissions, right? Cut back on population growth and you'll reduce emissions and the threat of climate change, along with other environmental woes—it's a no-brainer. Or is it?
Nov 16, 2014 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
The Department of Housing and Urban Development's 2014 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress shows substantial decreases in the number of homeless this year, especially homeless veterans.
Nov 5, 2014 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Millennials are less likely to get driver's licenses, they tend to take fewer, shorter car trips, and they use alternative modes of transportation more than their predecessors. The question for the ages is why.
Oct 15, 2014 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
When the Washington Post used a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development to conjure up a headline about the South being the "worst place to live," one southerner critiqued the article's methodology.
Oct 14, 2014 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Trends in Washington D.C. housing affordability is similar to other cities around the country, but is also unique in how swiftly the housing market has shifted.
Oct 7, 2014 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
New analysis from Richard Florida and the Martin Prosperity Institute maps segregation by employment type, finding the darker effects of the creative class.
Sep 29, 2014 The Washington Post - Wonkblog