This is a resource to spread knowledge on how cities and towns can better provide open channels of information to create more vibrant communities. Open access to municipal data is now a crucial ingredient for a more engaged and participatory society. Improving access also allows municipal governments to be more cost-effective while helping to spur economic growth. This website will provide resources, standards, best-practices, and case-studies to help your municipality open up. Please enter your email address to be notified when we launch. is produced by OpenPlans and friends