May 02, 2018 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

End of Smart Green Infrastructure Monitoring Pilot

With the Smart Green Infrastructure Monitoring pilot project coming to an end, we have turned off updates for the dataset that published the sensor observations on a near-real-time basis. This dataset contains almost 14 months of data and will remain on the Chicago Data Portal for historical reference.

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April 16, 2018 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Traffic datasets are not updating - Resolved

The real-time traffic datasets are not updating, due to a technical problem. These datasets are:

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March 01, 2018 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Chicago Energy Benchmarking - Column Changes

With today’s update of the Chicago Energy Benchmarking - Covered Buildings dataset, we have removed one column and added another:

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January 26, 2018 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Building Violations now has columns for address components

We have modified the Building Violations dataset to add separate columns for each component of the building address:

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January 24, 2018 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

Chicago Public Schools - Safe Passage Routes SY1718 updated

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.

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January 03, 2018 / by Open Data Portal Team / In Open Data , Data Portal

311 Service Requests - Alley Lights Out dataset is not updating

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.

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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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