|Sent on:||Friday, May 9, 2014 4:47 PM|
This is awesome.I just joined Manhattan's CB7 and am hoping to get appointed to the transportation committee. One thing I would LOVE would be to have a simple dashboard for the community board (and NYPD / DOT) to use to show what's happening on the streets in terms of crashes (by cause, time of day, location, whether they're caused by car, bike, etc.).This could help inform where the CB should be focusing its efforts, whether NYPD is putting its resources behind the biggest causes of fatalities, injuries, crashes (such as ticketing for speeding, red lights, failure to yield, bikes, jaywalking) and whether DOT is looking at the right intersections and exploring other levers that could make the streets safer.As a non-developer, non-designer, I would be ecstatic if anyone wanted to volunteer to create such a dashboard. Ideally it would eventually have citywide data that could be filtered by borough and CB so that any CB in NYC would be able to pull up its data, and it would have all kinds of bells and whistles like maps, etc. But even something really basic would be fabulous to show the members of the transportation committee what is possible and to help the CB use data to make better decisions. And for timing, the next monthly CB7 transportation committee meeting is this Tuesday night....Anyone have any interest?Thanks,RichThis message was sent by Richard Robbins ([address removed]) from #betaNYC, a Code for America Brigade for NYC.
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