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A Data-Driven Crash-Prediction Tool Every City Can Use 0

A Data-Driven Crash-Prediction Tool Every City Can Use

Two years ago, New York City partnered with data scientists at Datakind and Microsoft to build the “holy grail” of road safety engineers: a software platform capable of predicting and quantifying the outcome of...

Forget Flying Cars: We Need Floating Ones 0

Forget Flying Cars: We Need Floating Ones

In May, New York City made a splash when city officials launched the first new public inter-borough ferry service since the Fulton Ferry between Brooklyn and Manhattan docked for the last time in 1924....

Built-Out Barcelona Makes Space for an Urban Forest 0

Built-Out Barcelona Makes Space for an Urban Forest

When a city needs green space, but it’s all out of room, what can it do? It’s an issue that many older, denser cities are facing as they try to make themselves more amenable...

Why Jitneys Will Survive Uber 0

Why Jitneys Will Survive Uber

Outside a chain grocery store in a gentrifying Washington, D.C., neighborhood, a line of cars waits for would-be passengers. Five or six drivers stand bunched together outside their vehicles, talking and joking. When a...

Undecorating Art Deco 0

Undecorating Art Deco

Given that it was once deeply out of fashion and didn’t even receive its name until the late 1960s, the Art Deco style of architecture has proved surprisingly durable. Known for its streamlined forms,...