Urban Data Platform
The Urban Data Platform (UDP) is a computing environment and secure data repository of research-ready geocoded data for the Houston metropolitan area, facilitating cross-disciplinary research and community investigations. By bringing together hundreds of different datasets about urban Houston on the same computer platform—covering demographics, housing, health, education, and transportation—researchers and others can conduct research projects across these datasets to provide new insights. The UDP team also supports statistical training methods related to urban analytics.
Houston Community Data Connections
An interactive data platform, this initiative seeks to facilitate the practical use of data by city and community leaders for decision-making and capacity building in Houston's communities. Houston Community Data Connections (HCDC) seeks to facilitate the practical use of data by city and community leaders for decision-making and capacity building in Houston’s communities. HCDC is a member of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP).
Resilience & Recovery Tracker
The Houston area Resilience & Recovery Tracker provides information on disaster recovery efforts from natural and man-made hazards, such as floods, climate disasters, public health crises, and chemical spills. It shows how local jurisdictions are building resilience to adapt to a changing world. It simplifies complex funding and policy initiatives in a way that is accessible to Houston and Harris County residents.
Greater Houston Community Panel
The Greater Houston Community Panel includes approximately 7,500 scientifically selected adults in Harris County, Texas who are regularly surveyed about their families and communities, including their health, wellbeing, expectations, opinions, priorities, and their aspirations.