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  • Cambridge Open Data Department to Host Hands-On Public Workshop

    Curious about Cambridge Open Data but don't know where to start? The Cambridge Open Data Department will host a hands-on public workshop on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, at 6:00 PM in the Rossi Room at the Main Library, 449 Broadway. We welcome everyone interested in learning more about finding and using the City’s data. Come learn about the kinds of data we have, how to access it, and what you can do with it.
  • Explore Open Budget Datasets

    Curious how your tax dollars are being spent? Our open budget datasets provide a transparent and detailed view into the city’s financial planning and spending–nearly a billion dollars for the 2025 financial year.
  • Development Log Tracks Major Developments in Real Estate

    If you are interested in tracking major real estate developments in Cambridge, you should check out the Cambridge Development Log and the many related Open Data products we maintain.
  • Highlights from the Open Data Science Conference

    In April 2024, the Cambridge Open Data team attended ODSC East, which presented a great chance to meet other people in the data science world, learn more about AI, and get new ideas to bring back to Open Data in Cambridge.
  • AI-Ready Open Data

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing society– from education and politics to art and healthcare. How does the AI revolution impact open data, such as the hundreds of free datasets that Cambridge provides on its Open Data Portal?
  • Open Data Retirement Policy: No Data Graveyard

    As the City of Cambridge's Open Data Portal continues to expand, we are committed to ensuring it remains a vibrant and useful resource. To prevent our portal from turning into a "data graveyard" filled with obsolete data, we're introducing a draft Open Data Retirement Policy—and your feedback is crucial.
  • Data Spotlight: Explore Traffic Patterns on Miovision Dashboard

    In order to understand traffic trends and patterns, Cambridge uses a vendor called Miovision.
  • Cambridge Adopts PDDL License for Open Data: A Milestone for Enhanced Usability and Public Trust

    The City of Cambridge today announced the adoption of the Public Domain Dedication and License (PDDL) for its open datasets. This license ensures that users can freely access, modify, and share the City’s robust datasets without legal encumbrances, while clearly communicating that that the city provides its data without warranty.
  • Data Program Strategic Plan

    Read the latest draft strategic plan for Cambridge's Data Analytics & Open Data Program. We welcome public comment on this draft until August 19, 2022.
  • Cambridge Foliage Map

    Check out our Street Trees Foliage Map.
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