Data-Smart City Solutions


Margaret Scott


Using Streetlights to Strengthen Cities

Across the world, streetlights illuminate highways, intersections, street corners, and all sorts of public spaces: alleyways, parks, sidewalks, and so...

Public Safety

Leveraging Civic Data to Improve Public Health and Emergency Management

Data is an increasingly important tool to improve city services. Among a city’s most challenging responsibilities is to prepare for, prevent, and resp...

About the Author

Margaret Scott

Margaret Scott is a Research Associate with the Rethinking Social Housing Policy in Mexico project at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. She is a 2015 graduate from the Master in Urban Planning program at the Harvard GSD with a background in housing and community development in the U.S. and Latin America.