Open Data

California launches open-source COVID-19 forecast tool

by • 1 week ago

The new site uses academic models to allow researchers and members of the public to view projections as the pandemic resurges in the Golden State.

Chicago's new COVID app 'coaches' residents, starts vaccine wait list

by • 2 months ago

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the "Chi COVID Coach" allows the city to communicate with residents about their symptoms in real time.

Analytics, partnerships to drive Buffalo mayor's new smart-city plan

by • 4 months ago

After announcing last week that Buffalo, New York, is planning to weave more tech into its infrastructure, Mayor Byron W. Brown explained to StateScoop how he plans to use data "in a more predictive way."

The Open Law Library is saving municipal code, one government at a time

by • 5 months ago

David Greisen demonstrates a singular passion for accuracy and law in his project to get more cities to publish their legal codes online.

To understand its open data, Philadelphia surveys city staff, public

by • 5 months ago

The city is asking people to share which data sets they want more of and how they're manipulating the data, all to provide a better public service.

San Mateo, Calif., wants its new emissions dashboard to spark public conversation

by • 6 months ago

The Google-created tool shows estimates of how much pollution is being created by vehicles and buildings in the heart of Silicon Valley.

California's new online dashboard shows who's getting stopped by cops

by • 6 months ago

Data from California's eight largest police agencies includes demographics of people stopped on foot and in vehicles and what actions officers took.

California is building a 'portal of portals' for its data

by • 7 months ago

It's the latest step in the state's effort to simplify its digital services and encourage development of new tools for public safety, public health and beyond.

New York City plots its next decade of open-data projects

by • 10 months ago

In an annual report, the city's open data team chronicles the past year of open-data programs and looks forward to a more open and collaborative future.