Data

4 days ago
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
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