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A Toolkit for Planning Forward-Looking Port Areas in Massachusetts
East Boston’s coastal land is included within two separate Designated Port Areas, a state designation that impacts what can and can’t be built. This designation is meant to...
Agglomeration and Immigration: What Makes Natives Move?
This project examines the dynamics behind the mobility patterns in Denmark. Does the increasing number of immigrants impact the urbanization forces in Demark and the mobility...
Aging and the Built Environment
MIT's AgeLab continues to work with DUSP students and offers the recently developed graduate course Global Aging & The City addressing city design/planning, transportation...
Audit the Streets
Auditing the heritage landscape of cities to highlight the disparities and gaps in commemoration practices The "heritage landscape" of a city is the collection of street names...
The advent of autonomous-vehicle (AV) technology promises to upend urban mobility and transportation policy. Yet this technology, as well as its possible social and...
Beyond Fairness: Reparative Algorithms to Address Historical Injustices of Housing Discrimination in the US
Fairness in Machine Learning (ML) has mostly focused on interrogating the fairness of a particular decision point with assumptions made that the people represented in the data...
Center for Constructive Communication
Our mission is to design human-machine systems that improve communication across divides and increase opportunity for underheard communities. Political, media and...
City Scanner proposes a drive-by solution to capture the spatiotemporal variation in environmental indicators in urban areas, such as air quality or the thermal flux of the...
Climate Change and Global Sentiment
What is the impact of climate events, such as temperature increases and environmental disasters, on subjective wellbeing and happiness? This project aims at addressing this...
This project explores data from Safegraph that catalogues changes in visitorship and flows during the COVID-19 lockdown. This preliminary data visualization lays out the...
Cybersecurity for Critical Urban Infrastructure
When considering cyber defenses, security professionals and critical infrastructure operators immediately think about technical solutions such as intrusion detection systems...
Data Against Feminicide
Data Against Feminicide is a feminist participatory action research project led by Catherine D’Ignazio (Data + Feminism Lab @ MIT), Silvana Fumega (ILDA) and Helena Suárez Val...