Washington ranks first in U.S. News & World Report's annual "Best States" rankings, while Louisiana took last place for the third consecutive year.
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Local health departments struggle to treat and prevent the spread of STDs amid ongoing budget cuts.
Four of the top 10 fastest-growing counties are in Texas, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
A data mobility company released an open-data initiative that maps the physical features of curbs in six cities, with the goal of reducing congestion and improving accessibility.
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A D.C.-based startup with roots in the insurance market is using machine learning to predict the probability of car crashes on just about any stretch of road.
One company hopes to create an “Internet of Garbage,” with the promise to bring better logistics to municipal waste.
From high costs of implementation to more pressing regulatory concerns, current barriers to entry make the technology difficult to implement.
Fixed-route bus use, in particular, has seen steep declines in use while ride-sharing continues to grow in popularity, according to a new report.
In one West Virginia county, 1,857 people are estimated to have injected drugs in the last six months.
In a city with a long history of population losses, Mayor Mike Duggan announces the city’s point person to lead community outreach to promote the 2020 count.
COMMENTARY | How New Orleans used data in the rebuilding of a devastated city.
In Washington state and Virginia, the public can help planners and researchers monitor the inundation of low-lying coastal areas.
For the first time, the Bureau of Economic Analysis has released GDP figures for all of the nation's counties.
These localities have already launched their Complete Count Committees and taken other proactive steps to avoid undercounting. Has yours?
The city already requires operators to share real-time information on vehicle availability.
“The great thing people need to understand about data—and this was the incorrect understanding I had at first—is it is not about efficiency,” said Tulsa’s mayor.
“This is the way we must work together to meet the challenges of tomorrow,” said Seleta Reynolds, the LADOT’s general manager.
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