To understand its open data, Philadelphia surveys city staff, public


The city is asking people to share which data sets they want more of and how they're manipulating the data, all to provide a better public service.

Crowdsourced environment data gets a home on Louisville Data Commons


A city-university partnership gives community members and researchers a new place to host data on the environmental and public health.

Unprecedented national database shows who has access to parks


The tool is now being used by cities around the country to inform planning.

Under new CEO, Premise brings crowdsourced research to government


The company pays users for taking photos, walking certain routes, or answering questions that help government fill knowledge gaps.

Imagine Boston 2030 draft illustrates a vivid and technological urban future


Using input from thousands of residents, Boston released its first version of the city's ambitious plan for the next 14 years.

D.C. to share traffic data with Google for Waze app


The popular traffic navigation app that features crowdsourced data will now include information straight from the District's transportation department.