2014 Open Data Summit Top 10 Most Wanted Municipal Datasets

An effort in Canada begun at its Open Data Summit in Vancouver and furthered by Herb Lainchbury has created this list of the most wanted municipal datasets. As reader Kevin, who shared this noted: "Lots of geo in there." Indeed.

  1. Rezoning permit applications
  2. Land use changes
  3. Financial data (revenue, expenses, liabilities, equity, etc..)
  4. Locations of things (fire hydrants, drinking water fountains, public toilets, bike parking, …)
  5. Transit data
  6. Development permit applications
  7. Crime information
  8. Road construction (511 data)
  9. Political financing
  10. Real time traffic flow data and daily road usage patterns

- Datalibre.ca via reader Kevin

Published Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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