Yesterday’s article in Toronto Sun claims: Toronto’s data open but almost useless. The author argues that Toronto’s open data catalogue isn’t "truly open" because citizens need to rely on “web-savvy developers to do the hard work for them”. A corollary point is that Toronto’s open data is “almost useless” until the Government builds or implements [...]
This morning’s tragic news about a pedestrian killed in a collision on Britannia road (via MiltonSearch) raises a question about data on similar collisions and accidents in the region. According to HRPS collisions statistics there were nearly 7,000 property damage collisions in 2009, with 1,178 injury collisions. What if there was a way to analyze [...]
Open Data is to Open Gov as the Body is to the Soul
Taking open data in Halton from a vision to reality: how we plan on getting a few passionate citizens, developers & IT professionals behind this worthy cause.