Originally published: January 27, 2011
Last updated: January 27, 2011 - 5:13pm
Open government platforms are becoming a standard for any city looking to push transparency, but Baltimore is looking to go a step further by adding a layer of user interactivity.
The OpenBaltimore portal, announced Wednesday, Jan. 26, will make data sets publicly available, as other similar government websites have done. But in addition to viewing the data, citizens and application developers can use the portal as a tool for interacting with other users, said the city’s new CIO Rico Singleton.
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