Open data cities: Chicago and New York City make information more accessible

Open data cities: Chicago and New York City make information more accessible
Open data cities: Chicago and New York City make information more accessible

Open data cities: Chicago and New York City make information more accessible

Chicago is hailed by many as having a very open data program, making more data and information available to citizens than most cities. So how does it compare to New York City, a city with similarly ambitious transparency goals. Chicago’s Chief Data and Information Officer Brett Goldstein and New York City’s Director of Research and Development’s Andrew Nicklin detail what their respective cities are doing to turn data into problem solving applications and tools. Photo: Flickr/Eric Fischer