16 New Cities Join Bloomberg’s Open Data Initiative

A year and a half after its launch, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities initiative is more than halfway to its goal of supporting 100 mid-sized cities’ data ambitions, according to a Bloomberg press release. With 16 new cities announced Monday, 55 cities across the U.S. are now participating in the network of municipalities aiming to utilize data to improve city services and inform local decision-making.

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City of Topeka selected by What Works Cities initiative for open data

The city of Topeka has been selected to join a national initiative that will enhance its distribution and use of data.

Operated by Bloomberg Philanthropies, the What Works Cities initiative has helped 39 cities in 25 states analyze their data and make it more readily available for citizens’ consumption. Continue…

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