Civic Data

#ThisWeekInData

Here on Data-Smart, Chris Bousquet examined the potential for art to cultivate the human side of data programs. In the past, governments have commissi...

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Public Safety

Tracing Data to Reduce Gun Trafficking

A recent gun trafficking bust in New York State confiscated over 200 guns from Virginia. The guns were brought into New York through what’s known to l...

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Data Visualization

From Prosaic to Personal: Transforming City Data Through Art

Through media like visual art, fiction, and even food, artists have sought to transform static data points into vibrant and immersive experiences. In...

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Civic Data

#ThisWeekInData

Here on Data-Smart, Eric Bosco profiled the winner of Harvard’s Map of the Month, Vision Zero Boston—a visual collection of maps, apps, charts, and in...

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Civic Analytics Network

Visualizing Pittsburgh’s Property Data

Properties form the physical fabric of a neighborhood and, ultimately, a city. They’re the spaces in which we live our lives - where work and joy and...

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Map of the Month

Map of the Month: Vision Zero Boston

The Vision Zero initiative began in Sweden in 1997 with the goal of eliminating fatal traffic and pedestrian accidents, and has since spre...

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