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Transparent Data: How Public Accountability Builds Support & Produces Better Results

Releasing thorough and transparent before and after data analysis, including both positive and negative impacts of a project, can help bolster support for similar projects, increase public trust, and create the honest dialog and space necessary to go back and improve projects that are not meeting all of their stated goals set at the onset.

In this session, hear from cities that have used the transparent release of public metrics of projects – most good, some ‘bad’ – and with it borne the fruits of increased public support, and most importantly, great work on the ground.