New York City upgraded its Census FactFinder, a website that lets users access socioeconomic and demographic information from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.
A case study of open data processes in Seattle yielded seven ways cities can better manage risk when opening their data.
Besides increasing transparency, checkbook websites can identify inefficiencies and reduce the amount of time spent by staff filling information requests.
Bloomberg Philanthropies selected eight cities for its What Works Cities initiative, a $42 million program to help 100 cities enhance their use of data to improve the lives of residents.
The new Open and Protected Data Policy accelerates the city’s open data and transparency plans and expands its open data portal.
Chattanooga, Baltimore and Cleveland have recently opened their transportation data to allow Transit App to help citizens view all public transit options in real-time.
The Building and Land Development Specification is a standardized format for jurisdictions to use when reporting information on building and construction permits as open data.