Measuring
community
wellbeing
In partnership with rand corporation, new economics foundation and an international interdisciplinary panel of experts, the city created a framework for measuring community wellbeing using existing and emerging research into what makes people and communities thrive.
The
wellbeing
index
The index was released in April 2015 providing a foundation from which the City and community can make data-driven decisions.
$ 1 Million
Awarded
to the City by Bloomberg
Philanthropies to establish an
innovation in government.
2,200
Residents surveyed
1,000
Hours
spent developing the Wellbeing
Index by the scientists at
Rand and NEF.
18
18 experts and researchers from around the globe advised on the creation of the Index.
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The GO system is the City's on-line request portal available 24/7. During FY 14/15, 10,474 requests were received and on average, closed within 5.5 days. The most common GO requests are related to Graffiti, Lost & Found, Public Records Requests, Bus Operator Concerns, and Leafblowers.
OPENGOV
DATA PORTAL
Visit site
Socrata and opengov data portals allow users to pinpoint everything from crime on their block to projects that will improve their street. users access information from over 36 data sets, allowing them to isolate, group, and compare the data in order to analyze and even project trends. the site received 249,000 views and reflected 50.6 million rows of data.
SMCityNet
upgraded to
100Gbps
SMCityNet upgraded to 100Gbps, demonstrating a commitment to continuous innovation and delivering globally impressive broadband speeds to Santa Monica businesses and start-ups in Silicon Beach.