If this Administration does not invest in 311 and Agencies’ ability to appropriately respond, it will be a blatant admission that they do not want the government to work effectively, efficiently, and intelligently.
To: NYC Council – Committee on Technology From: Noel Hidalgo, Executive Director of BetaNYC Re: Written testimony for DoITT / OTI Budget Hearing Wednesday, 23 March 2022 Dear Chair Gutiérrez […]
Transparency, Press and Disability Groups Urge State Leaders to Require “Hybrid” Remote/In-Person Public Meetings During Sunshine Week, fifteen civic groups sent a letter to Governor Kathy Hochul and the Legislative Leaders asking […]
This blog post outlines how to participate in 2022’s NYC Open Data week and NYC School of Data.
Charge your laptops or tablets, pack your water bottle, vaccination card, grab your quality mask, sharpen your pencils, and get a good night’s rest! Join us for NYC’s most informative […]
“We are excited for the Council to add one more tool to the digital accountability toolbox. It is important for all New Yorkers to know what algorithmic systems are used to […]
Introduction to BetaNYC: BetaNYC is New York City’s civic technology, open data, and civic design community. Starting as a meetup in 2009, it has since grown to be a non-profit […]
Thank you 311 call operators and staff for being our municipal heroes. Through the pandemic you helped my neighbors through the toughest times. I want to make sure that you know that NYC’s civic tech community appreciates your dedication to serving all of our communities. Here is our 2021 testimony to NY City Council.
[Executive Director’s Note – For the last year, BetaNYC has used its technical and analytical talents to support various COVID-19 relief activities. We support NYC’s Open Streets programs because we […]
BetaNYC’s Preliminary Budget Testimony for FY 2022