Many blog readers find Emerging Projects data useful for their own work. In the past, I would email shapefiles, or upload feature datasets to the FTP, when requested to share the dataset. However, now there is a new way to download the data. Try this out
1. In ArcMap, click on 'Add Data' and select the 'Add Data from ArcGIS Online' option.
2. In the pop up window, type in "emerging_projects" in the search tab and click on the search icon. Make sure that the Data option is selected.
3. You should see the "Emerging_Projects" feature service in the results.
4. Click add.
Hope this helps.