PBS NewsHour

In Boston, tracking data to score government progress

Clip: Season 2015 | 9m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

Boston plans to use data and analytics to help improve operations, better measure performance and increase efficiency under a forthcoming initiative called CityScore. A single number is issued daily, measuring how the city is meeting its goals on a variety of quality-of-life metrics. NewsHour's Megan Thompson reports on how it will work in our latest installment of Urban Ideas.

Aired: 12/18/15

Rating: NR

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