Dian Nostikasari, a senior research fellow at the Kinder Institute, will discuss two reports titled “Planning from Inside Out: Using Community Responses to Address Transportation, Infrastructure and Safety Concerns” and “Safe Streets, Safe Communities: Walking and Biking Infrastructure in Gulfton.”

About the HCDC Data Talks Webinar Series

Houston Community Data Connections’ new webinar series, HCDC Data Talks, offers deep dives into specific topics related to urban issues. By exploring HCDC data tools, our researchers guide participants through analysis and thought processes. This series is designed to engage participants and provide insight into data interpretation.

About Houston Community Data Connections

HCDC compiles and organizes neighborhood level data from various sources to facilitate the use of data and inform decision making. Besides providing technical assistance and research services to a variety of organizations including nonprofits, government agencies, media and advocacy groups, HCDC also engages community and local stakeholders to understand the changes in and challenges to our neighborhoods, and ultimately to address equity issues.

During this webinar, you will:

  • Learn about the key findings of a study conducted in the Gulfton neighborhood about perceptions of safety among residents
  • Discover tools for assessing existing walking and biking infrastructure
  • Review resources that can help you understand how safety is perceived in your community
  • Understand how to access safety data and use it in your place-based projects