In testimony today, Regional Plan Association supported a legislative introduction on open data within New York City. The proposal introduced by Council Member Gale A. Brewer will implement a central data portal for all city records and enable innovative use of data. For research and advocacy organizations like RPA, easier access to data will enable us to be more effective in our work, as well as supporting our wider objectives of greater public participation in the planning process.
Read the testimony given by Frank Hebbert, Associate Planner, here.