Environmental Databases: Precipitation

In North Texas, like most areas of the southwest, it has been a dry summer. Drought conditions now covers the majority of the area, and Fort Worth hasn’t seen measurable rain since June. It’s becoming blatantly obvious who has a sprinkler system and who does not. But...

How Walkable Is Your City?

For those of us trying to save a few dollars on gas money, looking to help the environment or even just looking for physical activity, you might be tempted to walk to the store, or at least take public transportation, instead of driving your car. But, depending on...

July 2022 Round-up

At the end of each month, the AGS team looks back at articles and blog posts that we saw this month that stood out to us. Some are from news agencies, and many come from our partners, but not all use our data. Here is the round-up from July 2022. SiteSeer Very few...

Seattle, Starbucks and Crime

Last week, Starbucks announced that it was permanently closing 16 locations due to crime concerns, five of which are located in their headquarter city of Seattle. They aren’t the only business experiencing higher than average crime. After a string of armed robberies...