Brief Challenges and Choices for the New Mayor: Leveraging the Power of Open Data to Improve City Services
Kathryn L.S. Pettit, Jonathan Schwabish
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Open data—data that can be freely used, modified, and shared by anyone for any purpose—is key to creating an accountable and effective government. Mayor Bowser and her staff will need to firmly establish the policy and practice of open data, catalog current data assets, build a supportive culture, and engage external stakeholders
Research Areas Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Children and youth Greater DC
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center Income and Benefits Policy Center
Cities Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV