City of Chicago launches status blog for

Last week, the City of Chicago’s Department of Innovation and Technology launched a their Tumblr Status Blog to let users of the city data portal know about downtime and technical changes made to the the data portal.


The team at DoIT will be writing about their efforts to migrate geographic datasets from attachments to browse-able maps, changing the API call name to correct a spelling error or improve consistency and provide updates if the portal is having a technical issue or working on fixing an out-of-date dataset.

You can check out the status blog at