open data portals

Lawmaker calls New Mexico’s open data portal an 'embarrassment'


After discoveries of missing datasets and blank pages, the website is now being reviewed for violations of state law.

Bellevue, Nebraska, claims it was ‘duped’ on its Socrata open data portal


Despite Socrata’s offer to assist, officials have canceled the city’s contract and are asking for a refund.

Civic Innovation Challenge Inventory pairs problems with open data in Cambridge


The city is showing civic hackers where the city needs help by compiling a list of data sets that can be used to build useful apps and tools.

Larger cities set the pace for open data downloads


A Sunlight Foundation study found that cities with larger populations tend to lead the way when it comes to releasing popular data sets in formats users can download.