Data-Smart City Solutions


Craig Campbell

Civic Analytics Network

New York City Open Data: A Brief History

When New York City leaders passed comprehensive open data legislation in 2012, they set a high bar for open information and government transparency. N...

Open Data

How Cities Can Help Local Institutions Monetize Their Data

Beyond its promise of transparency and accountability, open data has become a hallmark of good government because of its well documented return on inv...

The Responsive City

Restoring Trust in the Responsive City

Introduction: Trust in Local Government “Local” matters now as never before.  Prominent voices across the academic and policy communities are drawin...


LinkNYC: Free is a Good Price

The streets of New York City are one step closer to superfast public Wi-Fi. LinkNYC, a public-private partnership between the City and a consortium of...

Project on Municipal Innovation

Cashing In on the Public Right of Way

State and local governments can unlock substantial public value by discovering new ways to conceptualize their assets or operations. There is no bette...

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About the Author

Craig Campbell

Craig Campbell is a Research Fellow in the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics in New York City, where he works with the Chief Analytics Officer and Chief Open Platform Officer as part of the Ash Center's Civic Analytics Network. He has worked previously at the Ash Center doing research and writing for Data-Smart City Solutions and the Project on Municipal Innovation. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Architectural Studies and Mathematics from Amherst College.