Transit Access to Essential Services in the face of Climate Change

Two Sigma 101 6th Ave, New York

** To attend this event, you must register for it here.** In this hybrid in-person and virtual presentation, the Data Clinic team will demonstrate their latest open source tool, TREC: Transit Resiliency for Essential Commuting. TREC was built to help planners and advocates prioritize improvements to transportation stations that provide critical access to vital services […]

How can open data on school buses improve the health of NYC students?

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More than 20 million children ride the bus to school, and most of those buses run on diesel. Diesel exhaust is a carcinogen with links to asthma, cognitive development impacts and other health issues. Children from low-income communities and communities of color are disproportionately subjected to this harmful air pollution. For these reasons, the World […]

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Where Does the City’s Money Go? Getting to Know Checkbook NYC

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Checkbook NYC is an online transparency tool that makes the City’s day-to-day spending available to the public. This session will include a broad overview of the type of data that Checkbook offers and a guided tour of the site’s functionality. We will walk through the Spending and Contracts domains; the M/WBE and Subvendor Featured Dashboards; […]

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NYC311 Service Request Data: Learning about your Community

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Learn why 311’s Service Request dataset is among the most popular NYC Open Datasets and how New Yorkers use it to discover what is happening in their community. Elected officials, community boards, neighborhood associations, civic-minded individuals, and many more create their own filters or maps to stay informed of trends in their community. In this […]

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Crowdsourcing the Future of Government Data: OpenStreetMap in the Public Domain

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Is your government utilizing OpenStreetMap data in their workflows? How can crowdsourcing be leveraged to improve government geospatial data? OpenStreetMap (OSM) is poised to serve this need as the world’s largest crowdsourced geospatial database. Two years ago, OpenStreetMap US formed a Government Working Group to seek out mutually beneficial relationships between the public and open […]

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NYC Health Data Tour from the NYC Health Department

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Learn how to access and navigate epidemiological, environmental, and COVID-specific data offered by the NYC Health Department from staff who work on these shared data resources! Use these resources alone or in combination to inform policy to promote health equity across NYC. Resources covered will include: EpiQuery, https://a816-health.nyc.gov/hdi/epiquery/ Community Health Profiles, https://a816-health.nyc.gov/hdi/profiles/ Environment and Health […]

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Where Does the City’s Money Go? Advanced Search Techniques for Checkbook NYC

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Checkbook NYC is an online transparency tool that makes the City’s day-to-day spending available to the public. This event will contain an overview of the Smart Search, Advanced Search, Narrow-down faceted search and data feed search mechanisms within Checkbook NYC. The objective of this session is to help you understand what type of search technique is […]

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Where Does the City’s Money Go? NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA) Spending and Contracts in Checkbook NYC

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Checkbook NYC is an online transparency tool that makes the City’s day-to-day spending available to the public. Take a tour of the new NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA) integration into Checkbook. We will take a look at NYCHA financial spending data, contract information, and vendors. We will explain the accounting hierarchy and how to track spending […]

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The NYC Tree Map and How You Can Branch Out with Parks Open Data 🌳

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Join this conversation with NYC Parks data and technology leaders to learn about the agency's Open Data and how the NYC Tree Map was built. City residents can use the interactive tree map to learn about the City's urban forest. As part of this session, you'll hear how NYC Parks uses geospatial enterprise asset management […]

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Capturing volunteers’ impact in communities

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NYC Emergency Management (NYCEM) is excited to share some best practices and the impact data has on Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), a city-wide volunteer program.  The NYC CERT program is celebrating 20 years and there are so many lessons learned. In this presentation learn how NYCEM leverages data to report critical operations and promote […]

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An Exploration of NYPD Open Data for Place-Based Research Studies

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Over the span of various projects, John Jay College's Research and Evaluation Center (REC) has developed a rigorous data inspection and cleaning process to create research-ready data sets for community-level analysis. These projects have involved understanding the effects of interventions focused on specific communities in New York City. Join this session to learn how this […]

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Identifying Areas of Underinvestment in Black Businesses Using Open Data

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Using several open data sources, DataKind and the Black Wealth Data Center have started building a tool to facilitate the targeting of business capital investment into Black-owned businesses in underinvested localities. The racial wealth gap and the gap in assets accrued by households between races is representative of, and interrelated with, many inequalities experienced between […]

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Not All Streets Are Created Equal: How Transportation Advocates are Using Data to Find and Address Spatial Inequities

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There are evident inequities in how public space is distributed, restricted, used, and made unusable, and how this results in clear disparities in public health, mobility, and environmental justice for New Yorkers, across all New York neighborhoods. Spatial Equity NYC, a new tool developed by Transportation Alternatives and MIT, reveals these inequities through the visualization […]

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NYC School of Data

CUNY School of Law 2 Ct Square W, Queens, NY, United States

Close out Open Data Week with us at NYC School of Data! BetaNYC’s annual civic tech community conference invites New Yorkers to engage with the City’s technology, data and design communities during Open Data Week. When: Saturday, March 18th Where: CUNY School of Law Tickets: Registration is required to attend! View the Program: nycsodata23.sched.com This […]