Charlottesville Fire Department Leverages Community Volunteers

The Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) is using community volunteers to expand its capabilities and integrate data-driven processes into the core of its operations. Volunteers contribute both time and an expanded range of technical skills allowing CFD to focus on its core mission while also investigating new capabilities, forming unique data collaboratives. The era of regular[…]

Breaking Down Albemarle’s Commonwealth’s Attorney Race

In one of the more interesting races last night, Robert Tracci defeated incumbent Denise Lunsford for the Commonweath’s Attorney position in Albemarle County. Below is a more detailed visualization at that race on how Tracci was able to win. This work was made possible because of open data provided by the Virginia Department of Elections[…]