Open data is powering a new civic movement that is changing the way citizens experience our nation’s cities. Discover data and apps that are creating new ways to explore cities, services, and information.

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Open Data Census

How is your city doing in open data and transparency? A recent survey looks at what data cities are sharing and not sharing and how they rank in transparency and accessibility. You can add your city to the census and see others … Continued

5 Reasons Why Good Governments Should Embrace Open Data

Jonathan Reichental is the CIO of the City of Palo Alto, Calif., and one of the world’s leading proponents of open data. Why is he so big the idea of giving citizens access to the data their governments collect? Because … Continued