A new online visualization tool makes it easier to read and understand data about mobile phone usage in four cities around the world, including Los Angeles and New York.
Sep 10, 2015   MIT Technology Review
The Wonkblog team puts new American Community Survey data to good use.
Aug 19, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Designed by researchers at the University of Chicago, the Plenario platform gathers all available open data for a specific area. Then it presents the data in an easy-to-use format.
Aug 18, 2015   Government Technology
According to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey on commuting to work, one subregion in the Bay Area can claim accolades for having achieved the largest drop in solo-commuting from 2006, scoring the third lowest drive-alone rate in 2013.
Aug 17, 2015   The Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert
The U.S. Census has released data from 2013 that offer planners the most up-to-date data available about where Americans work and how they commute.
Aug 14, 2015   U.S. Census Bureau
There are two schools of though t when it comes to whether Uber and other companies like it are making traffic better or worse. A new study by new York City will endeavor to clear the air.
Jul 28, 2015   FiveThirtyEight
The age-old conflict between cars and bikes finally has the attention of one of the giants. Ford's Info Cycle project mounts sensors on street bikes to map out how multi-modal city travelers move around.
Jul 27, 2015   CityLab
Limitations of data collection mean many questions about housing consumption simply cannot be answered.
Jul 23, 2015   Housing Perspectives
A publicly available web tool allows access to maps that overlay environmental impacts and the populations they impact (or the populations that manage to avoid such impacts, for that matter).
Jul 23, 2015   Smithsonian Magazine
Compiled from interviews conducted with city officials, this National League of Cities report gives us a regulator's-eye-view of the sharing economy. Among the topics discussed are equity, taxation, and data transparency.
Apr 15, 2015   National League Of Cities
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission—the Bay Area's regional transportation planning agency—recently did fans of data and mapping a huge favor and launched a website called Vital Signs.
Feb 7, 2015   LA.Streetsblog