Posts By Lara Mossler

Can we pioneer a technology solution to connect probation clients to jobs?

Over 100 people participated in an online conversation LivingCities held yesterday with the Job Opportunities Task Force, Georgia Justice Project, Brightline Defense Project, and the Center for Employment Opportunity. The Twitterverse echoed with an additional 442 tweets sporting one of the webinar’s hashtags: #reentry, #recidivism, or #access2jobs. According to hashtracking, 58% of the usage wereRead… Read more »

What are Your Chances of Becoming New York’s Next Traffic Accident?

London’s doing it. And now it’s New York’s moment to systemically address traffic-related injuries and fatalities. Pedestrian fatalities have dropped by over 75% in London since the late 1980s, and this is because of stronger laws. Transport for London estimates that cameras at high-crash locations and other precautions prevent 500 deaths or serious injuries eachRead… Read more »

Crafting a Thoughtful Blend of Public and Private Data

Over the past four years, we have seen an incredible shift in government data: more is open source and more information is being measured—especially in urban environments. Cities are developing unique data sets that include Urban Analytics where real-time information about traffic and pollution is measured by a variety of tools. This data is expandingRead… Read more »