May 6th in SF: The Power of Open APIs for Government

Open data and Open APIs are increasingly powerful vectors for what Tim O’Reilly has called ‘government as a platform.’

That’s why we’re excited about the upcoming Open APIs for Government event being held at San Francisco’s City Hall on May 6 at 6:30pm. We hope to see many of you there for lively discussion of the importance of open government in the era of open data and open source. Read on..

We’re searching for a Development Director

OpenPlans has seen tremendous success in helping cities work better via online journalism and information-sharing.

Now we’re looking for a Development Director to help strengthen our funding base and to bring these projects to their next stage of maturity. This position is a unique opportunity for a seasoned fundraiser to set up the development function within a successful, entrepreneurial organization. Read on..

Say hello to OpenPlans

After many years as The Open Planning Project (TOPP to close friends), we are excited to announce a name change. From now on, we’re OpenPlans.

We came to this decision after some thought about what our organization stands for and about where we want to go. So much of what we do is about opening up cities: their data, the way they plan, and the way they operate. Read on…