National Freedom of Information Coalition
Protecting Your Right to Open Government

Denver’s open records database went dark for days, unannounced, and just reappeared

Millions of publicly available data points about Denver’s government disappeared last Friday after the website that hosted them went dark. The city’s open data catalog reappeared Tuesday, apparently after Arvada’s government renewed the domain name.

The database is a one-stop shop for reams of information both granular and meta. The public can access data about crime, city finances, traffic crashes, travel expenses — 250 data sets are available to rifle through. (Read more here…)