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City of Cleveland, Mayor Bibb launch new Open Data Portal website offering instant access to city services, job openings and more.... By, Ohio's Black digital news leader

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CLEVELAND, Ohio- The City of Cleveland has unveiled its new Open Data Portal website, a one-stop shop for city data sets, dashboards, civic tech applications and more.

The Cleveland Open Data Portal accessible at is part of Mayor Justin Bibb administration's commitment to transparency, accountability and innovation, the young, Black mayor (pictured) said in a press release.

The website provides for access to city departments, council members information, job openings , city services and other data.

"This initiative is a milestone for the city that's aimed at building trust, fostering collaboration, and empowering the public with  instant access to a wide range of datasets related to city operations," said Mayor Bibb, 37 and the city's fourth Black mayor "Through the portal, users can explore, analyze and interact with city data in a variety of useful ways."

"The Cleveland Open Data Portal represents a significant step forward in Mayor Bibb's work and commitment to a modern, open and responsive city government," said Dr. Elizabeth Crowe, director of the mayor's Office of Urban Analytics and Innovation. "The overarching goal is to empower Clevelanders to actively participate in shaping the future of our city."

Key features of the Cleveland Open Data Portal include:

  1. Data Accessibility: Users will have access to a diverse range of datasets covering various aspects of city operations, including  public safety, transportation, housing, and more. This data will empower residents to make informed decisions, drive civic engagement, and contribute to the betterment of their neighborhoods.

  2. User-Friendly Interface: The portal boasts a user-friendly interface designed to make data exploration intuitive and accessible  to users of all backgrounds. Through interactive visualizations, maps, and charts, users can easily analyze and interpret complex datasets.

  3. Data Sharing and Collaboration: The Cleveland Open Data portal encourages collaboration between the public and government  entities. Residents, businesses, and developers are invited to utilize the data for research, innovation, and the development of new solutions to address urban challenges.

  4. Real-Time Updates: The portal will be continuously updated with new datasets and information, ensuring that users have access to the most current data available. This real-time approach reflects the city's commitment to keeping residents informed and engaged.

For more information and to explore the Cleveland Open Data portal, please visit and watch the video demo of the new site. and, the most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog in Ohio and in the Midwest. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: We interviewed former president Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL


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