Posts Tagged: Tucson

GovBytes: Planning an Open Government Future

While the pressure to maintain transparent operations is an issue facing all levels of government, one challenge that is especially pressing for local governments is taking big data out of open data, making information more readily accessible to average citizens. Presenting data in a meaningful way is the goal of Open Tucson, an independent non-profit… Read more »

Tucson’s Tragedy – The Impact and Implications on Arizona’s Government in the Last Five Days

There’s been plenty of media attention on Arizona the past five days, and for those of you across the country, you may not have heard about how our state government has come together and been torn apart by Saturday, January 8’s unthinkable event in Tucson. THE COMING TOGETHER: I think all of us agree that… Read more »

It Takes a Village 2.0 to Fix a Street

Tucson’s Chantilly Drive had more holes than Chantilly lace. On the SeeClickFix page for the issue, citizens called it a “mine field,” “an obstacle course” and “a wagon trail from the 1800’s.” One neighbor counted 50 holes, some bigger than the hood of a car. It took 3 months and the support of 42 citizens… Read more »