Washington DC: Mayor Bowser Just Made DC’s Economic Data Open-Source

On Wednesday, Mayor Muriel Bowser's administration launched a new economic development dashboard, with the aim of providing District residents with easily accessible data on employment, income and housing. The Mayor's office said the site was developed in response to demand from residents for more data, specifically around the status of affordable housing projects and other construction around the District. The administration built the dashboard after seeing the success of District's Real Estate Project Pipeline, last year.

“The new dashboard highlights my administration’s priorities around transparency, accountability, and leveraging data to respond to residents’ needs and improve the District,” said Mayor Bowser in a statment. “Moving forward, we will continue to use technology and innovation to build good government and create more pathways to the middle class.”  Continue…