In its inaugural year, the Bloomberg Foundation has awarded its top gold certification honor to the City of Los Angeles for its work in being a data-driven city. The work of ITA’s Data Science Federation and the Mayor’s Open Data and i-Teams were featured.
Mayor Garcetti noted, “Data shines a light on the problem and inspires targeted action. It allows us to be more proactive, more efficient, and more engaging.”
For more details on the specific data programs that were highlighted, please click here.
For more information on the 'What Works Cities' certification, please visit https://whatworkscities.bloomberg.org/
Read L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti on Award-Winning Data-Driven Governance http://www.govtech.com/data/LA-Mayor-Eric-Garcetti-on-Award-Winning-Data-Driven-Governance.html