Category Archives: Urban Design
We recently published three papers describing our use of Google Street View to conduct ‘virtual-audits’ to collect observational data on neighborhood characteristic and conditions. A long established approach to collecting data on neighborhood conditions is to send trained observers to … Continue reading
The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene just released a Data Brief describing our collaborative research using data from the Physical Activity and Transit (PAT) Survey to study neighborhood walkability and physical activity in NYC. This survey used GPS … Continue reading
Our Entry for the Knight News Challenge: How can we harness data and information for the health of communities?
We entered a project into the Knight News Foundation Challenge: How can we harness data and information for the health of communities? Our proposal is to further develop our CANVAS: Street View project and make it available to researchers, agencies … Continue reading