The Best Metro Data Releases of 2011

Just about every city is strapped for cash these days. But where they’re lacking in money, metros all over the world have begun to tap into a new wealth: data. Inside the urban open-government revolution, do-gooding coders are joining forces with newly digitized municipal data sets, with the promise that we could design better bus routes, run city services more efficiently and restore faith in municipal government all without huge outlays for new infrastructure or mega-projects.
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