Ben Wellington uses data in innovative ways to tell interesting stories which enhance our understanding of cities. In comedic fashion, Wellington explains some of the quirky New York data sets he has mapped, and what they can tell us about the city. He demystifies the complexity of data, highlighting its power to influence change.


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Sarah is an urban planner and artist from Melbourne Australia, currently living in Seattle. She has contributed to diverse long-term projects addressing housing, transportation, community facilities, heritage and public spaces with extensive consultation with communities and other stakeholders. Her articles for The Urbanist focus on her passion for the design of sustainable, inviting and inclusive places, drawing on her research and experiences around the world.