Mayor Bill de Blasio

New York City launches its own vaccine proof app

by • 6 months ago

The app launched as Mayor Bill de Blasio said that proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will be required to enter public venues like restaurants.

Private NYC coalition to share data with city for pandemic recovery

by • 1 year ago

Eleven tech companies, nonprofits and community organizations have agreed to share their data with the city as agencies strive to understand the coronavirus pandemic's effects and how they can mitigate them.

NYC opens up draft geospatial open data standards for public comment

by • 5 years ago

The city is looking to refine how its agencies post geographic data to its open data portal with the public's help.

A year after a policy update, NYC grapples with 'the next level' of open data

by • 5 years ago

From the improved automation of open data sets to a growing connection with public records requests, the city's made some big advances in some areas even as it weighs how to move forward in others.

NYC launches prototype of redesigned website as part of citizen engagement push

by • 6 years ago

The city is letting people get a look at "" as it weighs how to move forward with a broader website redesign.

NYC lawmaker presses city to create centralized online permit portal

by • 6 years ago

Council Member James Vacca is urging the city's IT department to help end the government's reliance on paper processes.

New York City unveils new set of strategies for improving online government services

by • 6 years ago

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the new "NYC Digital Services Playbook" as part of an effort to make the city's services more accessible using technology.

New York City's free Wi-Fi program sparks privacy debate

by • 6 years ago

The city's LinkNYC effort to offer high-speed wireless Internet has privacy advocates concerned about what data is collected on the network.

New York City strives to add accountability to open data policy

by • 6 years ago

City council members are hoping to follow up on an earlier effort to further refine the city's open data policies.