News & Events
Wrapping Up the Year: Our Journey in 2023
As we enter a new year, it’s a great time to reflect on the strides we’ve made in enhancing our services and engaging with our community. Our team has been buzzing with activity throughout 2023, and we’re excited to share some highlights with you.
Towards an updated Data Quality Score in Open Data
Blog post about what is the DQS and why we’re upgrading it. Dig deep into our analysis and how we’re calculating each dataset based on the desired metrics.
How Fast Can You Go Places Using the TTC?
Welcome to our newest blog post, where we’re exploring a game-changer in Toronto’s public transit scene! Meet time2reach, an interactive transit map created by university student Henry Nguyen.
Open Data for Open Water Swimmers
Dive into the world of ‘Open Water Data,’ a must-have digital companion for every open water swimmer and enthusiast. Developed by Mitch Bechtel, this platform offers real-time data on water quality, temperature, and weather conditions for beaches in Toronto and around the globe.
Tools & Training
Why reinvent the wheel? We have some frequent questions that were asked through our Reedit forum administered a few years […]
Video & Multimedia
Explaining Open Data in Toronto
What is open data? How does the City of Toronto use it to improve decision-making? Learn about what open data is and how anyone, anywhere can use it to improve life in Toronto in this short animated video.
Analyzing results from the civic issues campaign survey
Background: What is the civic issue campaign? In 2019, the Open Data team launched a campaign in order to help […]
Powering open data with civic issues
In a city run by data (petabytes of it!), how do dataset requests get prioritized? Reham Youssef from the open data team discusses exciting changes coming soon to the way open data releases are prioritized, inspired by important civic issues.