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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:

Neighbor Complaints Higher When Neighborhood Boundaries Are 'Fuzzy'

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A new study of 311 calls suggests greater conflict in racial and ethnic transition zones.

35 Stock Photos of Real New Yorkers Doing Things

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Like manspreading. And stealing cabs. What if stock photos depicted the way people actually behave?

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If Not Uber, Who's Responsible for This Traffic?

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Hoards of tourists? Zealous developers? After the recent Uber dustup revealed little about what's causing congestion in Midtown, the data’s still out on why traffic's so bad.

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FUNLOVIN, DURTY and ALLSWAG: Understanding New Yorkers Through Their License Plates

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

The wit, wisdom and WHYYYYYY behind custom tags that were accepted and rejected by the DMV.

NYC's Hottest Subway Stations, Mapped

Thursday, July 30, 2015

We took temperatures at 103 platforms during Wednesday evening's rush. Here are the results.

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Data Journalism in Action: ProPublica's Surgeon Scorecard

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

An example of how numbers can make a story extremely personal.

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Find Ice Cream Near You, Lickety Split

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

New York City is hot. You need ice cream. And with the click of a button, our Ice Cream Radar will detect your location, scan the vicinity and find your nearest scoop.

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Timeline: The Year Since Eric Garner Died

Friday, July 17, 2015

A look at major events at the intersection of race and policing.

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Sex, Fireworks and 311 Calls

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

When it comes to samples, size matters.

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In Search of the Longest Subway Ride

Friday, July 10, 2015

What's the longest ride you can take on the New York subway? We're at 148 miles and counting.

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Tackling Trash on the Tracks

Thursday, July 09, 2015

How the MTA clears clutter from subway rails ... and how your station fares

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A Field Guide to NYC Subway Cars

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Scope out your ride with our guide.

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Live Subway Agony Index

Monday, July 06, 2015

We're putting a face on your morning commute. An emoji face.

1/4 of NYC Students Absent During Sleet-Storm

Monday, February 02, 2015

Decision made Sunday to keep schools open Monday.
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Map: The NYC-Area Neighborhoods That Gave the Most Musical Instruments

Monday, June 23, 2014

Residents of the Upper West Side, Park Slope and the Maplewood, NJ donated the most instruments during WQXR’s spring Instrument Drive.

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Sochi 2014: Get To Know Team NYC

Friday, February 07, 2014

The Winter Olympics are underway in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. is sending 230 olympians - the most for any nation in the history of the winter games - to compete in events from bobsledding to curling. Here are the 42 who hail from the tri-state area.

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Timeline: A History of Black Classical Musicians

Thursday, January 31, 2013

A long history of black involvement with the concert hall precedes contemporary developments. View our timeline, which includes more than 200 years worth of events.

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COMMENT | Your Post-Sandy Sentiment

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Three months after Sandy hit, we're interested in your feelings about the recovery. Are you optimistic? Pessimistic? Neutral? 

We're collecting people's thoughts, and are tracking them by zip code, to see where people fall on the spectrum -- and whether geography plays a role in everyone's perspective.

 

House Approves $50.7 Billion in Sandy Aid

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

More than 10 weeks after Sandy brutalized parts of the heavily populated Northeast, the House approved $50.7 billion in emergency relief for the victims Tuesday night as Republican leaders struggled to close out an episode that exposed painful party divisions inside Congress and out.

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The Many Languages of New York City

Friday, December 07, 2012

Just 51 percent of New Yorkers speak only English at home, according to recent data from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey. As for the other 49 percent, well, the languages span the globe.

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