Since 2014, Long Beach mayor Robert Garcia has been committed to implementing Esri technology within the city to display data in maps and make information easily discoverable and shareable between departments over the web. DataLB extends these capabilities to the public, with an easily accessible online portal. "DataLB will make huge amounts of city data accessible to the public, staff, and anyone who is interested in learning about or improving our community," said Garcia. "Long Beach is doing more than just making data public; we are actually making it easy for people to see data in maps and use the site and apps to track public works projects, open new businesses, and find other resources." Read more