Description: NYC is gathering all their resources including paying residents to install cameras in their windows in order to track pedestrian traffic.
Source: CNN Money
Date: October 10, 2014
New York City is using existing surveillance cameras to count pedestrians. The data could help the city with a variety of urban problems, from trash collection to public safety efforts. Watch the Video
Questions for discussion:
1. Do you think this way of collecting data is effect and/or accurate?
2. Are there certain aspects you can think of that may skew this data? Ex. tourists