• New Haven to Hartford train fare lowered

    Yale Daily News    October 31, 2017

    [Excerpt from Yale Daily News article] “When the CTrail Hartford Line launches, it will be a game-changer for the state,” Gov. Dannel Malloy said in an Oct. 23 statement. “It will position Connecticut as a more attractive place for new business investment, provide transit options for our current residents and will attract new residents who don’t want to be automobile dependent.”… Read More

  • Financial Security in CT: Data Story

    by Camille Seaberry    October 27, 2017

    Click on the links below for more data stories. Note: Some of our more complex charts may be easier to read on a horizontally-rotated smartphone screen, tablet, or large screen. … Read More

    Connecticut financial security data
  • At risk: Fair and valid census data for Connecticut

    by Mark Abraham    October 4, 2017

    [note: This article by DataHaven staff originally appeared in the Connecticut Mirror, at https://ctviewpoints.org/2017/10/02/at-risk-fair-and-valid-census-data-for-connecticut/] By Aparna Nathan and Mark Abraham, DataHaven … Read More

    DataHaven low mail response score by block group CT data
  • [Excerpt from Hartford Courant news article by Rebecca Lurye] "Average owner-occupied home values increased from $270,900 to $274,600 last year. That’s up 1.37 percent compared to 5.3 percent nationwide. The percentage of families living below the poverty level — $24,250 for a family of four — fell from 8 percent to 6.8 percent of the population last year. Nationwide, about 10 percent of families live in poverty.… Read More

  • The Hub of the Wheel

    The New Journal at Yale    September 10, 2017

    [Excerpt] “Transportation is a civil rights issue,” Mayor Toni Harp announced at a public meeting in January 2014. “It’s an economic development issue. It’s a jobs issue.” The data agrees.… Read More

  • [Excerpt from full radio segment] "A Connecticut foundation says economic inequality is creating stark disparities in education and employment opportunities for young people across Fairfield County. Fairfield County’s Community Foundation has tracked this trend through its Community Wellbeing Index, which it created with DataHaven.   … Read More