November 20, 2017 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Building Permits - Issue Date

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.

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October 24, 2017 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Taxi Trips - Data Issues

The Taxi Trips dataset has not been updated since the July trips due to an issue with the source data. We are working on the problem but do not have an estimated resolution date.

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August 07, 2017 / by OpenGrid Development Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

OpenGrid Patch Release 1.4.1

Today we are releasing version 1.4.1 of OpenGrid source code. It contains a handful of bug fixes and regressions, including:

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June 30, 2017 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Updated City Boundary dataset

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.

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June 20, 2017 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Divvy Bicycle Stations - Historical missing data

The Divvy Bicycle Stations - Historical dataset is missing entries from 12:55 am to 9:55 am today, 6/20/2017, due to an unexpected change in the data source.

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June 20, 2017 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Updating dataset column properties more easily

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.

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June 12, 2017 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Red Light Camera Violations dataset is not updating

The Red Light Camera Violations dataset is not updating due to a technical issue. We are investigating and attempting to fix the problem.

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May 07, 2017 / by RSocrata Core Development Team / In RSocrata , Data Portal

Export all data from open data portals

Today, we have rolled-out an alpha version of a new feature in RSocrata to export and archive data from Socrata open data portals. The new version is currently on the “nightly” branch of RSocrata repo on GitHub. Below, we’ll outline how the new export.socrata function works as of version 1.8.0-3.

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April 20, 2017 / by RSocrata Core Development Team / In RSocrata , Data Portal

RSocrata 1.7.2 now available

RSocrata 1.7.2 is now available on CRAN. This release contains a number of bug fixes and performance improvements. The core development team has also changed a policy to support the most recent version of R.

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March 21, 2017 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Building Permits not updating

We are having a technical error updating the Building Permits dataset.  The data last updated Sunday morning, although little or no new data is generated over a weekend so today is the first day the dataset is behind in any significant way.

We are working on tracking down and solving the problem and will post any substantial updates as edits to this post – including when the dataset updates have resumed.

Update 3/30/2017 - The dataset has been updating properly since 3/23/2017.

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