The WNYC Data News Team

The WNYC Data News Team appears in the following:

Most New York City Schools Went 10 Years Without Getting Their Water Tested for Lead

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Yet it turns out that contamination from lead pipes is likely to grow worse over time, not better.
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March Madness: Fewer Nailbiters, More Upsets

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

NailbiterBot has been busy, but not as busy as last year.


Our Cheat Sheet to Interpreting the Vote by Demographics

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The primary election by community types.


NYC Charters Retain Students Better Than Traditional Schools

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

But a WNYC analysis shows attrition rates vary between the big charter networks.
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The Five Borough Backlot: TV Shooting Locations in New York City

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

If you think you're running into more TV camera crews these days, it's not just your imagination.

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Riding a Citi Bike in 20° Weather? Thousands Did It

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Rugged riders regularly bike below freezing.

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Mapping the Book that Guided Black Travelers Across a Segregated America

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The "Green Book" guided black travelers to welcoming destinations.

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Election Results by Iowa Communities Offer Nuanced Look at Caucus Votes

Monday, February 01, 2016

What we can learn from the counties the candidates won.


Follow NYC Snow Plows and Use Our Flood Monitor to Check for High Tides

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Stuck in the snow? Use this plow tracker to find out when the snow was last removed from your street. 

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Map: Share Your Favorite Sledding Spots in New York City

Friday, January 22, 2016

Are you ready to go sledding?

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Getting Around After the Storm: The WNYC Transit Tracker

Friday, January 22, 2016

Latest updates on all area transit.

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The Ticking Carbon Clock

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Just how high are greenhouse gas levels? The Carbon Clock gives you an up-to-the-second view.


While You Were Away, Officials Dumped Data

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

New numbers and emails released at year's end.


Are Your Numbers Naughty or Nice?

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

We check out a new field guide to bad data.


Dirty Little Secrets: New Jersey’s Poorest Live Surrounded by Contamination

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

An investigation by WNYC finds most of the state’s poorest residents are living within a mile of a contaminated site, and there's no plan in place to clean it up.

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Big Trouble in Little Data

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

In the rush to find meaning in data, it's easy to see meaning in randomness instead. Beware of reporters who come bearing small sample sizes.


The Devil Is in the Formulae

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

As government formulas get closer scrutiny, New York City adjusts school capacity calculations.


Map: Where to Watch the Marathon

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Tell us where you’re watching the New York City marathon this Sunday and why you picked that spot.


Find Your Kid's School for 2016

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Middle school and high school admissions are underway and SchoolBook is here to help.
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Where the Heck Is Hell's Kitchen?

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

New York is a city of neighborhoods — but where those neighborhoods begin and end isn't entirely clear. DNAinfo asked its readers to crowdsource the boundaries, and the results are in.

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