Photos of teams that build OpenGovTimeline.com One of the difficulties in explaining the Gov 2.0 movement nationally is the seemingly lack of connection to the past. Here in NYC, BetaNYC has developed a tight relationship with “goo-goos” / aka good government groups. A majority of us are connected though the New York City Transparency Working Group where […]
The map would have been great in 2000, but in 2013, releasing the map without the underlying data is a failed exercise in open government,” John Kaehny, co-chair of the NYC Transparency Working Group and executive director of Reinvent Albany, wrote in an email, adding that the group was not involved with the legislation. “The […]
We are as eager as anybody to get our hands on the data,” said Nathan Storey, product manager at data encyclopedia and visualization platform PediaCities, who has testified before the Council on open data policy. While he is aware that the city has missed its deadline for the map’s release, “a bigger issue for us […]
We are concerned about safe streets for everyone — pedestrians, cyclists, and vehicles,” Hidalgo said. “Because of poor, inconsistent, and non-existent crime and crash data, creating tools to make safer streets is next to impossible. The NYPD’s Crash Data Is Bad and There’s Not Enough of It – WNYC
[Op-Ed] The Future of Open Government in New York City | TechPresident Thanks to TechPresident, I was able to take my original blog post and turn it into an opinion piece. I’ve added a new section on the importance on WHY you should be paying attention and the history of NYC’s open government leadership.