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Alleviating Flooding in San Francisco With Civic Tech Volunteers

While San Francisco’s lush rolling hills define iconic destinations like Lombard Street and Nob Hill, they also make the city particularly prone to fl...

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Data-Savvy Budget Cuts to Save Jobs in Jackson

Last year, Jackson, Mississippi faced a challenge familiar to many cities: a need to make significant budget cuts while trying to preserve jobs and ma...

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Measuring Community Vitality Through the ‘Great Streets’ of Los Angeles

Neighborhood main streets, or corridors, are at the heart of daily urban life, connecting us to the local businesses, resources, and people that form...

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A Better Way to Release Your City’s Data

Open data has immense potential to catalyze creative problem solving by practitioners and policymakers, but troves of vaguely-labeled spreadsheets wil...

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Taking Pittsburgh’s Open Data on the Road

Once a month in most of Pittsburgh’s 90 neighborhoods, a long-held civic tradition marches on: residents gather in church basements, park shelters, co...

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