Tag Archives: data

August 28, 2015

“The Dow of Cities” shows bull market for downtowns

The latest new voice suggesting city centers are the place to be: Fitch Ratings. In what Joe Cortright calls "maybe the most under-reported story of the year" for urbanists, the investment rating agency shows housing demand shifting towards urban centers…
May 19, 2014

Driving placemaking with mobile app data

Strava's heat map of bike/walk activity in Midland shows the popularity of that city's recreational trails--but surprisingly little bike/walk access to the major employment center. Fitness tracking app Strava recently began offering its data-millions of walking, jogging, and cycling trips…
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