Jacksonville, Fla., Publishes Online Scorecards for Better Transparency

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Opaque governments, pay attention. Jacksonville, Fla., is showing how to do transparency right.
On March 5, Mayor Alvin Brown announced the city’s new open data webpage, called JaxScore 1.0, which provides basic metrics about various city services for all to see. This transparency effort, officials say, is a push toward Brown’s goals of improving performance and efficiency, and increasing public participation in government.
JaxScore 1.0 displays boxes in a grid format; each box shows a metric for a city agency, such as Animal ...

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