San Francisco, the World’s First 2.0 City

As the world’s first 2.0 City, the City of San Francisco continually innovates new ways of delivering government services. Mayor Lee’s commitment to innovation, transparency, and government efficiencies was on full-display when he unveiled the successor to, The new site contains a host of features that increase resident engagement and exploration of city data.

“The future of San Francisco, as the world’s first 2.0 City, is greatly enhanced by a deeper integration with the local technology ecosystem, and by promoting the frictionless flow of information and feedback between the city and our residents. It’s only natural that we move our Open Data platform to the cloud and adopt modern open interfaces to facilitate that flow and access to innovation.”
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