TITLE

London: Turning Access into Apps

AUTHOR(S)
Halper, Mark
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);1/17/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on how increased government data transparency in London, England is reducing corruption of city politicians and improving efficiency. It states London Mayor Boris Johnson has allowed local government data to to available through the London Datastore website. It mentions several government suppliers had to reduce prices after data about contracts was revealed. It talks about the use of transparency to improve government services and present live traffic congestion information.
ACCESSION #
57330372

 

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