California: Santa Monica Wins Award For Open Data Initiative

SANTA MONICA—On June 9, the City of Santa Monica won a Technology Solutions award from the Public Technology Institute for its Open Data Initiative.

The annual PTI Technology Solutions Awards recognize excellence in local governments’ use of technology to, in their own words, “solve specific problems, improve community services and internal operations, and reduce costs.” This year, Santa Monica’s Open Data Initiative, with its mission statement of “Transparency, Collaboration and Third Party Applications Through Open Data,” was honored in the category of Data & Performance Metrics.  Continue>>>