The City released datasets on historic districts and an update of historic sites in Philadelphia, along with a map of both.
A Code for Philly projected uses open data to connect neighbors with their neighborhood organizations.
ODDT is teaming up with Penn Medicine and Azavea to have students use open data to help improve public health.
ODDT fellows help make open data reach a greater number of Philadelphians.
An explanation of this critical first step in the redesign process from the ODDT content design fellows.
The role designers can play in tackling complex public sector digital service challenges.
Here's why Open Data and Digital Transformation hired a new cohort of ten fellows.
Nonprofits and app developers use open data to take on food access issues.
New Communications Intern, Kamal Elliott, will interview residents on how they’ve used open data to advance their goals.
With OpenDataVote, social service and advocacy groups can nominate/vote for datasets they want City government to share publicly.
This updated data now shows more detailed outlines as well as the dimensions (i.e. height, width) of all the buildings in Philadelphia.
ODDT is hiring fellows in the areas of content design, web analytics, user experience design, and project management.
In a substantial release of open data by the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses & Inspections (L+I), 11 datasets are now available at OpenDataPhilly.org, with interactive charts and maps accompanying each.
Recently, the City’s Office of Open Data and Digital Transformation welcomed two Philadelphia-based user experience design professionals to assist the team with the redesign of phila.gov.
A newly released digital tool - the Community Health Explorer - enables residents to become partners in public health.
After an exhaustive virtual assessment, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PPR) has shared an interactive map and an open dataset of the location of all street trees in Philadelphia.
Seven new and two refreshed datasets have been released from The Department of License and Inspections, The Philadelphia Water Department and The Philadelphia Police Department. This batch release includes the locations throughout the city of outdoor advertising billboards and green stormwater projects, as well as links to datasets on shooting victims, vehicular and pedestrian investigations, and a refresh of crime incidents.
The 2016 Design Slam engaged digital designers to brainstorm how to make sure that the data Philadelphia’s city government releases on OpenDataPhilly.org is easy for residents to download, understand, and use. Any design changes made as a result of this Slam could be replicated on open data portals across the world - further shrinking the digital and data divide.
Philadelphia partners, including The City of Philadelphia Open Data team, area nonprofits, and local software companies contributed to the White House's new "Open Opportunity Project." The project coordinated a public launch of digital tools at the “Expanding Opportunity with Open Data: A White House Demo” event in Washington DC on Monday, March 7th.
The City of Philadelphia today released a batch of datasets for Philadelphia’s streams and political districts. The data is from the Water Department and Planning Commission, and is geospatial (map-based).