The WNYC Data News Team

The Data News Team infuses WNYC's journalism with data-driven stories, visuals and interactive features. It also helps people in the newsroom and at other New York Public Radio productions navigate databases, code and statistics.

Visit the Data News Team Tumblr for more information, team members and links to projects.

The WNYC Data News Team appears in the following:

Allergic to Salad: Learning to Cook Healthy Food

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

To get kids to eat vegetables, one New Yorker is partnering with restaurants to host cooking classes for kids. This story is part of our "Design by Community" series. 


Participatory Budgeting: The People’s Budget

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Residents on Staten Island's North Shore voted on how to spend one million dollars in their community. Winning projects will be announced Wednesday. 


NYC’s First Community Garden

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Our "Design by Community" series continues with a look at the history and current challenges of New York City's first community garden.


Caracol Interpreters Cooperative: Bridging Language Barriers

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

This worker-owned business that provides Spanish/English services is a model for interpreter organizations across the city.


Residents Push MTA for Upgrades at Fourth Avenue Station

Monday, April 24, 2017

Through setting up a fantasy subway station, residents gathered ideas and pressured the MTA to make upgrades quicker.

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A Year After Brooklyn Voter Purge Scandal, a Timeline of Action and Inaction

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Elected leaders vowed to tackle how New York State runs its elections after last year's disastrous presidential primary. So how'd they do?

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MAP: Find the Lead-Tainted Water Fountains in NYC Schools

Thursday, March 30, 2017

While city workers are fixing water fountains in the public schools tainted by high levels of lead, WNYC is attempting to map every lead-positive fountain — but we need your help.

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Transportation Services Resuming. Check Our Updated Transit Tracker.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Mayor de Blasio last night urged New Yorkers to stay off the streets, but the Blizzard Warning has now been downgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory. Here's what else you need to know.

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Where Members of Congress Stood on the Republican Health Care Bill

Friday, March 10, 2017

NPR, WNYC and dozens of other member stations tracked where lawmakers around the country stood on the controversial bill.

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De Blasio's Latest Homeless Plan Faces Obstacles

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

The mayor plans to help the homeless stay in the neighborhoods they come from and distribute shelters more fairly across the city. Can he do both at once?

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Town Hall Tracker: Find Meetings With Your Representatives (February 18-26)

Friday, February 17, 2017

Check if your members of Congress are having town hall meetings during this legislative recess (February 18-26). 

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MAP: Share Your Favorite Local Sledding Spots

Thursday, February 09, 2017

The snow has stopped, and the sun is out — making it a perfect time to take out the sled. Check out where to go, and add your own favorites spots.


Where They Stand: Congress and Trump's Executive Order on Refugees and Immigrants

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

NPR, WNYC and dozens of other member stations are tracking how lawmakers around the country are responding to President Trump's executive order on refugees. Here's what we found.

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Documenting Hate: Building an Authoritative Source on Bias Crimes

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

WNYC is partnering with ProPublica and other organizations to build a national database of reported hate crimes.

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Keep Dreaming: White Christmas Unlikely This Year. Again.

Friday, December 23, 2016

If you're under 50, you've only had four chances to see a white Christmas in New York City, and with temperatures predicted to be in the mid 40s, it probably won't happen this weekend.


What You Need to Know About Voting in New York and New Jersey

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Check info on where to vote and how to take part in tracking election-day problems as part of WNYC's collaboration with ProPublica's "Electionland" project.

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Complete New York and New Jersey Election Results

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Here's your rundown of Senate, House and state race results in New York and New Jersey.


Electionland: Reporting on Voting Problems in Real Time, Nationwide

Monday, November 07, 2016

More than 1,000 journalists and journalism students are monitoring social media, complaint calls and text messages to track problems at the polls.

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New York Voter Guide for 2016 November Election

Monday, October 31, 2016

Learn about the presidential candidates, and candidates down the ballot in your district.

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Election Results: The 2016 New York State and Local Primary

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Live results for contested races in New York State after polls close at 9 p.m.