May. 14, 2013 8:30 am
The website, in public beta right now, is a project of The State Decoded by the OpenGov Foundation.
May. 13, 2013 12:43 pm
Governor Martin O'Malley calls its "a movement away from ideological, hierarchical, bureaucratic governing."
May. 9, 2013 9:30 am
While Transit Screen as a company is young, its project has been around for one year. Each screen is a cloud-based display of the real-time public transportation feeds from the major public transit agencies in the Washington, D.C., area, including Capital Bikeshare inventory.
May. 2, 2013 11:52 am
A new Sunlight Foundation video focuses on why municipal politicians ought to embrace publicly accessible government data.
Apr. 24, 2013 8:30 am
The Vital Signs 11 release adds 8,000 data points to an existing 55,000 on the quality of life in Baltimore city neighborhoods.
Apr. 9, 2013 10:30 am
In preparation for this past weekend’s Reinvent Transit hackathon, the city’s Department of Transportation coordinated with the Mayor’s Office of Information Technology to update several transportation-related data sets on the city’s OpenBaltimore portal. The following list comes from Heather Hudson, who coordinates MOIT’s OpenBaltimore efforts. It includes datasets and maps updated as of the afternoon [...]
Apr. 1, 2013 8:30 am
OpenBaltimore now has 18 new datasets to pick from, courtesy of the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance. BNIA is now working with the Mayor's Office of Information Technology to improve the functionality of the Vital Signs data
Mar. 28, 2013 10:41 am
Four companies presented at March's Baltimore TechBreakfast, including downtown Baltimore education technology startup 1sqbox.
Mar. 12, 2013 10:30 am
Ever wondered who reports to the deputy mayor within a city government? With govSee, people will be able to chart the structure of government, associating names and faces with oftentimes obscure-sounding job titles along the way.
Feb. 21, 2013 9:30 am
Civic hacker and AOL/Ad.com developer Shea Frederick is the Sunlight Foundation‘s latest OpenGov Champion. The nonprofit, D.C.-based foundation is known for promoting more open government and political transparency by encouraging people typically called “civic hackers” to create web and mobile apps to improve citizens’ access to government data.