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This Is How Visualizing Open Data Can Help Save Lives

Identifying the location of pedestrian and cyclist injuries is a key first step for cities to reduce the occurrence.

Cities are increasingly releasing data that they can use to make life better for their residents online — enabling journalists and researchers to better inform the public. Los Angeles, for example, has analyzed data about injuries and deaths on its streets and published it online. Now people can check its conclusions and understand why LA’s public department prioritizes certain intersections.

Source: huffingtonpost.com
Author: Alexander Howard

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