Battling Blight: Four Ways Cities Are Using Data to Address Vacant Properties

Whether the result of a destructive natural disaster like Hurricane Katrina or the consequence of the foreclosure and home loan crisis of the mid-2000...

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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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