Data

April 13, 2019, 11am PDT
The humble curb is getting crowded: not only with new modes of transportation, but also with a slew of new data tools aiming to keep track of it all.
CityLab
March 17, 2019, 7am PDT
The Safe & the City app uses data to help women find the safest routes in cities.
TechCrunch
March 13, 2019, 6am PDT
Online reviews aren't representative of overall neighborhood populations, but they can reveal data that otherwise might go unnoticed during research phases of planning processes.
PhysOrg
February 24, 2019, 9am PST
When the Manhattan megadevelopment got its start, big data was a major part of Hudson Yards' marketing pitch. Now it's "probably the last thing we'll get to."
Metropolis Magazine
February 11, 2019, 7am PST
It's hard to connect zoning to planning and development outcomes at a national level because very little data exists at that scale.
Urban Institute
February 5, 2019, 6am PST
The latest example of the Internet's power to make deliver data and maps to the masses, produced by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
January 2, 2019, 2pm PST
Dallas's resiliency plan analyzed the best ways to combat heat in every neighborhood.
Governing Magazine
October 12, 2018, 2pm PDT
Using data from Microsoft, the New York Times has published an online map showing the placement of every building in the country, in a simple black and white format.
The New York Times
October 4, 2018, 7am PDT
The Metropolitan Council regional planning organization is looking for better data on how people move around the Twin Cities.
Pioneer Press
September 20, 2018, 7am PDT
Other cities could learn from efforts to lower eviction rates in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Urban Institute
September 10, 2018, 2pm PDT
New research draws on the popular review site Yelp to predict changes in housing prices and demographics.
CityLab
Blog post
August 20, 2018, 5am PDT
We are in perhaps the most dynamic period with respect to changes in travel behavior in the past 50 years. Chose your data wisely.
Steven Polzin
August 17, 2018, 7am PDT
A shared post by Regina Clewlow, CEO and founder of Populus.
Populus on Medium
July 8, 2018, 11am PDT
Individuals and major companies alike have already found a variety of applications for the software.
Fast Co. Design
June 12, 2018, 8am PDT
The Census Bureau wants to be a friend to YIMBYs and NIMBYs alike.
United States Census Bureau
June 6, 2018, 9am PDT
About 500,000 tenants face eviction every year—triple previous estimates. And over a million may be involuntary displaced despite never making it to court.
Tenants Together
June 1, 2018, 2pm PDT
FiveThirtyEight explores how planners in the Midwest are trying to get ahead of an intensifying climate.
FiveThirtyEight
May 17, 2018, 8am PDT
The new City Health Dashboard might be the first time many communities have had access to a treasure trove of public health data at the click of a mouse button.
Crain's New York Business
May 1, 2018, 9am PDT
Where is gentrification most likely to occur in cities like Detroit? And how can that data guide policy? A new report provides some insight.
Forbes
April 27, 2018, 1pm PDT
Ford-owned shuttle provider, Chariot, will be back on the streets in San Francisco after an October shutdown.
TechCrunch