Data science for safer streets: DataKind Vision Zero project expands to three new cities

Last August, Microsoft announced our partnership with DataKind to support the Vision Zero movement in the U.S., which aims to reduce traffic-related deaths and severe injuries to zero in cities around the world. Today, DataKind is revealing that San Jose, Seattle and New Orleans will join New York City as the lead cities working with DataKind on this initiative. The DataKind Vision Zero project is a demonstration of the possibilities created by bringing diverse sources of data and expertise together. New data science analyses, using a combination of public and private data, will be designed to help local decision makers identify and evaluate which engineering, education, and enforcement interventions can most effectively address each city’s local efforts to increase traffic safety for all. Marrying the know-how and passion of the…


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