With today’s update of the Chicago Energy Benchmarking - Covered Buildings dataset, we have removed one column and added another:Read more
We have updated the Chicago Public Schools - Safe Passage Routes SY1718 dataset. The Chicago Public Schools recently added 14 routes and removed one. Please use the Contact Dataset Owner link in the dataset for any questions.Read more
The 311 Service Requests - Alley Lights Out dataset has not updated since 12/23/2017 due to a technical issue. We are investigating and attempting to fix the problem. The other 11 datasets in the 311 Service Requests series are updating properly.Read more
As some users have noted, about five percent of records in the Building Permits dataset showed no
ISSUE_DATE. This is due to some complexity in the workflow for issuing building permits, leading to some situations where the database field we used for
ISSUE_DATE does not get populated in the source system.
We have updated the Boundaries - City geographic dataset with a slightly updated version of the City of Chicago boundary. The changes primarily relate to land acquired for O’Hare airport modernization and have been in effect for quite some time but we only recently realized they were not reflected in this dataset.Read more
Knowing how easy it can be for data portal administrators to miss a very useful enhancement, as we initially did in this case, we wanted to highlight a change Socrata recently made. It is now possible to update some dataset column properties without creating a working copy and publishing again.Read more