City Unveils New Data Programs, Hosts Open Data Day On Saturday

Friday, March 6, 2020
The City of Chattanooga will host Open Data Day on Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon at Avondale YFD Center, 1305 Dodson Ave., in conjunction with International Data Day, to showcase the various data sets that the public can utilize to see how City government is using taxpayer dollars. 

The City’s Office of Performance Management and Open Data will showcase the biggest release of open data and applications for the public -- two million rows of data, which can be accessed through the ChattaData website, as a way to provide an open and transparent government to the community.

Applications include Open Checkbook, which allows the public to view City expenditures, and Data Dashboards that show the number of employees eligible for retirement, the breakdown of departments by gender and sets that show traffic at any given intersection. 

“Not everyone is going to want to go look at spreadsheets,” said Tim Moreland, director of OPMOD.
“That is why we build visuals and web applications that use open data for the general public. It makes open data so much easier to use and understand.”

During Open Data Day, the OPMOD team will show the public how to access, read and utilize these data sets.

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