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Open Data America wants to do for other municipalities what it did in Cary, North Carolina.
In an effort to resolve a government health code problem, they also found a way to empower businesses and citizens.
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"Open data has a tremendous ability to break down barriers and empower communities,” according to Mayor Andy Berke.
Starting with sensors at 10 intersections, Nevada’s largest city plans to grow out its IoT infrastructure and data-gathering operation to encompass its entirety by 2025.
“We’re trying to establish a culture where the default for datasets is trying to make things open data,” said the city’s chief data officer.
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia discusses how a new White House administration won’t stop the momentum that’s pushed his city and others like it forward.
“We provide the raw data, but this gives residents the ability to see and understand datasets” that show how California’s sixth-largest city is evolving, according to Mayor Robert Garcia.
The new project is launching as Uber attempts to soften its image with cities worldwide.
Cincinnati has rolled out 14 interactive dashboards that are regularly updated and built upon the city’s open data portal.
Making its easier to track capital improvement projects—and the funding that’s been budgeted and spent on them.
Laying the foundation and making the case for open data.
Bringing greater transparency to county government finances.
The city plans to “open source” the computer code for the application in the coming weeks, offering a way for other local governments to replicate the project.
Leading a state effort to successfully aggregate datasets from all of Indiana’s 92 counties.
Putting city services on the map, literally.
Collaborating to obtain the state’s most guarded datasets.
Officials boast this is the first time a major U.S. city has made its full website code public.
“It’s a way of bringing new resources and new ideas to a very traditional problem,” said Mayor Stephanie Miner.
Experts in Washington, D.C. for Smart Cities Week discussed ways to help achieve this goal.
The portal will be maintained by the state Office of Digital Innovation alongside its Innovation Lab--centralization that should bode well for future app development.
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