Urban Fold

New York's New Urban Information System

New York City is rolling out a variety of amazing new applications using massive wharehouse of urban data.

"New York has spent the past seven years developing NYCMap (pronounced "nice map") as a common, highly accurate platform for geographic data maintained by city agencies. Some agencies already use it internally. But it's only now that ordinary citizens have been able to see its benefits first hand. The West Nile virus-reporting form is one of the first public applications tied to the database, but many more will follow."

Thanks to Bruce Rosen

Full Story: An Urban Data Goldmine

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