The Dallas-Fort Worth metro area ranked fourth for attracting the largest number of African-Americans between 20, drawing a yearly average of 7,678 new residents, according to William H.Frey, a demographer for the Brookings Institution in Washington, D. Coming in first was the Atlanta area, with an average of 23,750 new black residents a year; then Houston, with 11,008; followed by Charlotte, with 10,137.
“The story that this map tells is that 5 percent of the city streets account for 55 percent of the injuries weighted for severity,” says Rajiv Bhatia, director of environmental health for the city’s Department of Public Health. No, New York doesn't keep a special call-in line or data log just for rat spottings across the city.
Nice Ride in Minneapolis did so earlier this year as well, although that release ran into privacy complications when it turned out the anonymoized data wasn’t so anonymous after all. As a result, the city is able to convey that it’s actually working on the problem, while residents are given some reassurance of that progress. One project in particular has had a significant impact.
San Francisco’s High-Injury Corridors map tracks data on pedestrian injuries across the city.
We can imagine such data might come in handy in any number of navigation apps.
In a glass skyscraper on Park Avenue in New York, executives offered Onay Payne her dream job. A quiet pause followed, then a string of hesitant utterances. “I suppose if it’s a great professional move—but socially, I wouldn’t recommend it.” At a time of striking growth among the black population in the Dallas area, the city still suffers from an image problem among black professionals who perceive other cities—Atlanta; Chicago; or Washington, D. “Dallas is a tough sell,” says April Allen, the friend Payne called, and executive director of KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth, a nonprofit charter school organization that has had trouble recruiting education reformers to the area.