Published on December 18th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk0
Garcetti Directs Departments Start Open Data Initiative
Los Angeles — On Dec. 18, Mayor Eric Garcetti issued an executive directive establishing an Open Data initiative in the Los Angeles.
Garcetti directed all city departments to collect data that they generate and prepare it for posting on a city website, which will go live in early 2014.
“This executive directive empowers Angelenos to participate in their government with greater understanding and impact and promotes a culture of data sharing and cooperation among city departments,” said Garcetti in a released statement. “I look forward to launching LA’s Open Data portal in early 2014 to promote transparency in government and give Angelenos a new way to help us solve our toughest challenges.”