Tapping Local Data to Fight Drug Overdoses: Part I, Know Your Epidemic

The man lay motionless in a car parked just outside a Cincinnati, OH fire station. It was a muggy Friday morning last September. According to local ne...

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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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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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Crime Prevention

A Catalog of Civic Data Use Cases

What kinds of operations-enhancing questions have cities asked and answered with data and analytics? The catalog below is an ongoing, regularly-update...

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Ten Great Ways Data Can Make Government Better

Every day, seven million rows of new data are created in the City of Chicago alone, and countless billions of rows of data are generated across all of...

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