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Friday, 23 February, 2018

We are celebrating: the new Open Data BCN portal reaches its first year.

Open Data BCN is a key piece in the Barcelona Digital City strategy and it is integrated within the new Data Analytics Office, created recently, which has the goal to improve and coordinate the ethical and responsible management of the data inside the Barcelona City Hall starting from three lines of work: data gathering and storage, analytics, machine learning and predictions and finally, data sharing and communication. Barcelona wants to make data a common good, a city infrastructure controlled by citizens and open to local entrepreneurs.

Wednesday, 7 February, 2018

The site Open Data BCN publishes for the first time the information about the zones, the timetables, the fares and the colours of the Surface parking spots in the city of Barcelona. The spots of the Green, Blue, Resident exclusive and Urban Merchandise Distribution (DUM) areas are ready to be treated by the reusers’ community.

Thursday, 25 January, 2018

BCNROC is the institutional repository with which the Ajuntament de Barcelona provides free and open access to its digital documentation of public diffusion to easy the citizens’ work in research, knowledge and reuse of the municipal documentation.

Tuesday, 5 December, 2017

New information is added to in Open Data BCN Statistics page in the Data Volume and Monthly Activity sections:

  • Published datasets classified by topic and sub-topic.
  • Browser sessions language with which you have accessed
  • Monthly registered users evolution
  • Monthly requests for information
Monday, 27 November, 2017

We add a new functionality to the portal: the search of datasets by geolocalization. This allows the users to filter the datasets that contain geolocalizated data and, therefore can be represented on a map. The functionality also distinguishes between the data that the portal can preview, in this case on the OpenStreetMap base.

Tuesday, 24 October, 2017

The dataset includes information about some of the spots in the city where there are cleaning difficulties. The information shown is the result of the daily monitoring of the critical spots, task inside the Campaign for Better cleaning in the city of Barcelona working since February 2017 up until January 2018.

Friday, 13 October, 2017

The Open Data BCN service publishes open code to the Ajuntament de Barcelona’s GITHUB. Two CKAN extensions, created by the development team of the Open Data BCN service, have been published: odatabcn and federagobes.

Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Open Data BCN, the Ajuntament de Barcelona’s open data portal has federated with the open data portal of Spain: This one is also federated with the European Data Portal.