As new research data on cities pours in daily, interesting patterns emerge regarding income, green space and urban growth. Like people in their genetic make-up, are cities fundamentally all the same?
Jun 28, 2012 The Economist
People love statistics. They let us understanding the world
beyond our own senses. USA Today
publishes a daily Snapshot
which presents a graph of random statistics. Sports talk and business analysis Opinion
May 11, 2012 By
Ben Hecht contemplates the currency of the digital age and how it will transform the cities we live in.
Mar 14, 2012 Living Cities
The New York City Department of Transportation's yearly statistical smorgasbord adds a new tool: neighborhood travel profiles showing how people arrived in eight neighborhoods. In many of them, the number of drivers was in the single digits.
May 3, 2011 Streetsblog
When it comes to economics, statistics, demographics, development, and our daily actions, city lines don't count for much - neighborhoods and regions are where things happen, says Kaid Benfield.
Nov 2, 2010 Sustainable Cities Collective
The Census is going to be wrong, according to this column from <em>The Washington Post</em>. Statistical adjustments help get undercounts closer to reality, but many opponents prevent their use.
May 5, 2010 The Washington Post
This post from <em>The New Republic</em> explains how the federal budget includes plans to upgrade some of the varied parts that track statistics in the country.
Apr 24, 2010 The New Republic
A few days ago, I was looking at a regional planning document and saw something startling: an assertion that transit ridership in my region has been going down. Since transit ridership has been going up nationwide, I smelled a rat.
Nov 11, 2008 By