Long Beach, LA Lead California in Overall Prosperity—Except for Prosperity Amongst Middle Class, Low-Income Households

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Love data, reports, and rankings? Click here to scroll through our archive of all things data-driven. **** Photo by Brian Addison. Above: cranes loom over DTLB as construction for the Civic Center takes place.  Using six indicators as measurers—population, median income, home values,...
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Long Beach’s Most Marginalized Neighborhoods Bear the Biggest Burden Environmentally

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Above: West Long Beach playground. Graphics by Baktaash Sorkhabi. Additional reporting by Alyssa Edwards. In 2013, the State of California’s Environmental Protection Agency first released CalEnviroScreen, a tool examining pollution burdens and social vulnerability for all of the state’s...
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Long Beach’s Transit Ranks Top 10 in Nation (But US Remains Behind Internationally)

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Photo by Brian Addison. Graphics courtesy of AllTransit/The Transport Politic. AllTransit–a scoring system akin to WalkScore and ParkScore by way of a partnership between the Center for Neighborhood Technology and TransitCenter Center for Neighborhood Technology—has ranked the top 10 cities in terms...
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