Interactive Map – Bike Safety Audit in New Brunswick, NJ

In March of this year, Dr. Wansoo Im, an adjunct faculty member at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers – New Brunswick, and the students enrolled in Community Mapping, worked to map bike safety in New Brunswick. The class entailed designing a community mapping project, engaging the community to find out what they through of bike safety in New Brunswick, an audit of the community, and an analysis of the data found. For full details on the project, please visit the RUBike website.

Interactive Map – NYC Dept. of Education Ranks Schools

This is an interactive map that was created by using the controversial data that was released by the New York City Department of Education. The data released contained the students test scores on standardized tests and ranked the English and Math teachers based on their scores. In order to choose the best and worst 25 schools, the teacher data was organized my ranking and a pivot table was used to compile the worst and best schools based on how the majority of teachers were ranked in the school. For more information please visit http://nycreportcard.wordpress.com/