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City of Brampton launches refreshed CityDashboard


​The City of Brampton has launched a refresh of its public dashboard: CityDashboard. Built on the City’s award winning open data platform, GeoHUB, CityDashboard is an online tool that helps the community see how the City’s daily operations contribute to community outcomes.

Originally launched in 2018, CityDashboard provides insight into six key areas:

  • City Finances
  • City Services
  • Livability
  • Community Well-Being
  • Economy
  • Urban Form and Environment

The updated CityDashboard provides residents with a snapshot of City services, financial measures and community indictors. Along with a status and graph, each measure features a story that talks about why it matters, how it gets measured, and the progress the City is making. Related links provide more context on what the City is doing to influence measures, day-to-day services, programs, maps, plans and studies.

Brampton is a Well-Run City committed to openness, transparency and data-driven decision making. Measuring municipal service performance and community indicators will help the City continue to drive innovation, influence continuous improvement, and build an inclusive community that is safe, sustainable and successful.

The updated CityDashboard can be found at www.brampton.ca/dashboard.  Residents are encouraged to share comments or ideas via the “dashboard feedback” button located within the dashboard.  Residents are encouraged to share comments or ideas via the “dashboard feedback” button located within the dashboard.

Quick Facts

  • GeoHub has been refreshed to make it more accessible and user-friendly to view and analyze data, with features like Personas and open data sets. Personas offers a collection of data and visualizations suited to the needs of specific groups.
  • GeoHub has more than 300 data sets to explore. Users of the City’s open data can share their experience at open@brampton.ca.
  • In September, the City received ISO 37120 Platinum-level certification from the World Council on City Data (WCCD) for the second consecutive year. Reporting on more than 90 of the 104 indicators within WCCD's ISO 37120 standard, as part of the Government of Canada supported Data for Canadian Cities Project (DCCP), Brampton joins a select group of more than 100 global cities across 35 countries – and 30 across Canada – who are collecting, sharing, and using city data to make effective and transformative decisions.

Quotes
 
“Brampton is a Well-Run City, and we continue to establish ourselves as a global leader in innovation and data-driven decision making. The refreshed CityDashboard demonstrates our commitment to openness and transparency, and shows how we are moving our Term of Council Priorities forward to improve the quality of life of our residents. Continuous improvement is essential in building a city that is safe, sustainable and successful, and the CityDashboard will help us continue to make the best evidence-based decisions for our community.”
- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton

“At the City of Brampton, our daily operations are driven by a shared dedication to deliver results for our residents and provide them with the highest quality of life. By monitoring our performance with the updated, user-friendly CityDashboard, we can continue to drive innovation, influence continuous improvement, and build an inclusive community that is safe, sustainable and successful, while openly and transparently sharing our services and outcomes with the community.”
- David Barrick, Chief Administrative Officer, City of Brampton

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As one of the fastest-growing cities in Canada, Brampton is home to more than 700,000 people and 75,000 businesses. People are at the heart of everything we do. We are energized by our diverse communities, we attract investment, and we are embarking on a journey to lead technological and environmental innovation. We partner for progress to build a healthy city that is safe, sustainable and successful. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Learn more at www.brampton.ca.

 

MEDIA CONTACT
Megan Ball
Senior Advisor, Media Relations, City of Brampton
905.874.2143 | megan.ball@brampton.ca