Public Safety

Can Better Data Make Zero Traffic Deaths a Reality?

How many traffic fatalities is too many? If you’re a Vision Zero city, the answer is one.   Started in Sweden in 1997 with the goal of eliminating f...

Civic Data

Doing Away with Government Forms

Few would consider forms a particularly exciting area of opportunity for government innovation. And yet, here’s a solution that would probably spark t...

Disaster Management

Data-Driven Emergency Response: Learning from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Nothing exposes a city’s limited resources quite like an emergency. The reality is that during many natural disasters, municipalities face more 911 ca...

Data Visualization

Map Monday: Urban Forest Map

While quality roads, appealing architecture, and effective public transportation have long been hailed as catalysts of economic growth, po...

Map of the Month

Map of the Month: Baltimore’s GEOLOOM co>map

Baltimore is a city that embraces the arts – from world-class cultural institutions such as the Baltimore Museum of Arts and Enoch Pratt F...

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