Data

August 1, 2017, 5am PDT
Zillow's chief analytics officer and chief economist offers insight into the company's approach to data, models, and the real estate market.
ZDNet
June 27, 2017, 2pm PDT
In these cities, data on gentrification has been compiled to build mapping tools documenting the process. The hope is to identify neighborhoods where low-income residents are at risk of displacement.
Data-Smart City Solutions
June 10, 2017, 1pm PDT
Too often, smart city technology is described as an innocuous tool, but Adam Greenfield argues the technology acquiring this data will be used to distribute city resources, an inherently political act.
The Guardian
April 3, 2017, 5am PDT
A new tool from the Department of Transportation maps all the noise created by traffic nationwide.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 9, 2017, 2pm PST
President Trump has made no secret of his disdain for many of the traditional data points used to represent the health and prosperity of the country. The budgetary process offers an opportunity to match words with action.
Pacific Standard
February 18, 2017, 5am PST
"Smell-mapping" is gaining attention from urban planners, data scientists, and nature conservationists alike.
Citymetric
December 5, 2016, 2pm PST
Technology startup Parkifi seeks to use the Internet of Things to address the long-lamented problem of congestion created by drivers seeking parking.
The Denver Post
November 14, 2016, 8am PST
A new atlas explores the multiple causes of gentrification through bold graphics and data visualizations.
Creative Review
October 7, 2016, 6am PDT
The Guardian’s new "Gentrified World" series tackles a fundamental—but tricky—question: How can we measure gentrification?
The Guardian
September 29, 2016, 5am PDT
A survey of renters' housing history in Milwaukee could completely change what we know about eviction in the United States.
FiveThirtyEight
Blog post
September 28, 2016, 8am PDT
Is commuting Deplorable? Can we Make Commuting Great Again? It is sometimes necessary to resort to hyperbole to draw attention to real data.
Steven Polzin
September 9, 2016, 9am PDT
The Transport Politic has announced the new Transport Databook, with is a kind of treasure trove of data.
the transport politic
September 1, 2016, 2pm PDT
The U.S. Department of Transit has released its first ever National Transit Map.
U.S. Department Of Transportation
August 7, 2016, 9am PDT
Chief Innovative Technology Officer of Los Angeles, Peter Marx, recently stepped down. But first, he offers some lessons learned during his tenure, which included an L.A. mobility app and a successful open data initiative.
The Planning Report.
June 20, 2016, 5am PDT
Typical world maps badly misrepresent the size of countries; a new web app shows their true scale.
Wired
June 9, 2016, 10am PDT
NextCity surveys a variety of new data-collecting technologies meant to clarify the impacts of bike and pedestrian infrastructure projects.
Next City
June 9, 2016, 9am PDT
A web tool that helped Detroit develop a housing plan may ultimately provide public data on every parcel in the country.
The Washington Post
June 4, 2016, 5am PDT
A new map-based web tool created by a former city employee calculates the redevelopment potential of every parcel in Philadelphia.
Philly Voice
June 3, 2016, 6am PDT
A new guide helps communities set up groups that can help analyze their neighborhood data and put it to good use.
Next City
May 4, 2016, 1pm PDT
The way we measure the success of bikeshare systems could be giving us the wrong idea about their impacts, and about the transportation needs of low-income areas.
NextCity