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The Open Data Program makes the data generated by the City of Seattle openly available to the public for the purpose of increasing the quality of life for our residents; increasing transparency, accountability and comparability; promoting economic development and research; and improving internal performance management.
Specifically, the Open Data program seeks to:
  • Improve public understanding of City operations and other information concerning their communities.
  • Generate economic opportunity for individuals and companies that benefit from the knowledge created by Open Data.
  • Empower City employees to be more effective, better coordinated internally, and able to identify opportunities to better serve the public
  • Encourage the development of innovative technology solutions that improve quality of life.

Information Technology

Jim Loter, Interim Chief Technology Officer
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 2700, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 94709, Seattle, WA, 98124-4709
Phone: (206) 684-0600
Phone Alt: Cable TV & Internet Discount Information: (206) 684-8498
SeattleIT@seattle.gov

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