US: The Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) of the City of New York has released 200 new datasets on the NYC Open Data Portal. The department plans to unlock all public data by 2018.
The NYC Open Data portal was launched in 2011. Since then the City of New York has opened up more than 1,100 datasets from over 60 agencies. The latest release covers a wide-range of data, from property and construction, to health and environmental data. “Today’s release goes above and beyond what the law requires, providing the Open Data Portal with first class data feeds and data tools,” said Chief Analytics and Open Platform Officer Mike Flowers.