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Data

October 26, 2020, 12pm PDT
One of the best tools for understanding the consequences and potential of transit planning has been recently updated.
TransitCenter
Blog post
June 16, 2020, 12pm PDT
The right data will be critical in crafting effective responses to the threats posed by the coronavirus.
Kayla Matthews
April 24, 2020, 8am PDT
Three new projects will help provide a better sense of the economic and societal effects of the pandemic.
U.S. Census Bureau
April 22, 2020, 7am PDT
New data from the Louisiana Department of Health provide the most detailed look at the disparate impacts of the coronavirus across racial lines.
NOLA.com
February 19, 2020, 5am PST
Using a wagon filled with phones, an artist in Berlin demonstrated the disconnect between data and the real world.
Vice
February 17, 2020, 9am PST
Los Angeles and Uber bike-share subsidiary Jump are in a protracted legal battle over the city's data sharing requirements.
Los Angeles Times
Blog post
January 28, 2020, 5am PST
Urban analytics has the potential to benefit both planners and the world. Here' are a few ways that new data-based approaches can open new levels of analysis and understanding.
Kayla Matthews
July 27, 2019, 1pm PDT
People have had to take it on faith that data anoymization was adequate to the task of protecting privacy of individuals. Recent research suggests such faith was misplaced.
CNBC
July 11, 2019, 2pm PDT
Uber is the most popular ride-hailing company, but Lyft is gaining ground, especially in specific regions around the United States.
Second Measure
June 5, 2019, 9am PDT
The Pew Research Center this week released its most recent "Facts on U.S. Immigrants" report.
Pew Research Center
June 5, 2019, 6am PDT
The National Association of City Transportation Officials is providing guidance for local governments to make sense of a flood of new mobility data from electric scooter companies, transportation network companies, and the like.
Smart Cities Dive
May 17, 2019, 11am PDT
A fight over the travel data of shared use mobility companies is just starting in Los Angeles.
Wired
May 9, 2019, 10am PDT
The What Works Cities Certification recognizes cities across the country using data to inform local governance.
Smart Cities Dive
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