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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Detroit website offers stats, updates on city operations

Posted By on Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 12:56 PM

(City of Detroit)

Interested in reading about what Detroit accomplishes on a week-to-week basis that's produced by the city itself? Great. You can do that now, here, at the Detroit Dashboard. Every Thursday morning, the city will publish an update to the dashboard because Mayor Mike Duggan loves metrics, even if the data might be hard to come by.

According to Duggan's office, the dashboard will provide data on how many LED street lights were installed, how many vacant lots were mowed, how much blight was removed, and more.

This week, the city says it has sold 13 site lots through BuildingDetroit.com, removed 570 tons of illegal dumping, and filed 57 lawsuits against abandoned property owners.

 

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