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Here’s a story I co-wrote with Brooke Williams. It’s a data-based investigation that found “Boston has a habit of implying potholes have been fixed when they haven’t, according to an examination by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting of the city system called Citizens Connect – an award-winning mobile app and website meant to increase transparency and accountability in government. A sampling of 78 cases found nearly half reported closed did not meet the city guidelines for fixing potholes.”

It was picked up by the Huffington Post, WGBH News, Boston.com and Boston Magazine.

Screen shot of map accompanying story

Map accompanying story

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