The State of Open Government

What’s the state of the open government movement? What are the good examples and where is more attention needed? This overview goes through many of the open government initiatives that have been formalized as official government policies and looks to see what they say about the overall state of open government. Data.gov just recently had Read more…

Job Opening: Assistant Director, StreetsEducation

Students measuring vehicle speed while learning about math.You know StreetsEducation has been bringing ‘livable streets’ into classrooms and cultural institutions around the city. Maybe you even know Zozo. But you may not know that they have a great opening for an Assistant Director. Full post here.

For someone who cares about education, livable streets, and engaging kids in making their neighborhoods better places, we know this position will be a dream job.

MTA Developers Unconference

Just got home from the first MTA Developers Unconference.  I had the honor of speaking on the panel, which was moderated by Anil Dash and included some really great folks: MTA Chairman Jay Walder, Deputy US CTO for Open Government Beth Noveck, Derek Gotfrid from the NY Times, Anthony Shorris from the Rudin Center, and Read more…