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With the assumption that an RFP converts to a contract, they have an Awarded Contract page. From there they have scanned documents for older content and a Vendor, Contract and Payment Search system which looks to have the Specification number for linking back to the RFP/RFQ/RFI Given the edited questions request to find RFPs pre 2010, I have not been able ...


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Those are pretty common terms for building permits. "New construction" means that they're building (or placing) a new building. "renovation/alteration" means that there's an existing building that's being modified. What qualifies as a renovation can get a little interesting by area ... I remember one of my co-workers telling me that in Virginia if you ...


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Not a perfect answer, but the current best option is the Functional Road Classification for a starting point. It is available on Chicago's data portal. The shapefiles have metadata attached to each road segment. The "Class" field will list the road classification and provides a rough guide. Though not machine readable, this PDF lists those restrictions (...


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Since I asked this, I have made some progress. If you ask around (or craft the appropriate web search terms) it is possible to find copies of the data which are old. In the past (I think, 2015 and before) the data was geocoded to building level! This obviously is rather at odds with reporting addresses like "010XX N CENTRAL PARK AVE" when it's possible to ...


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Individual roads can have restrictions, posted on signs at intersections, such as "no trucks allowed," maximum tonnage, maximum tonnage per axle, and so on. You would expect that there would exist a dataset of these restrictions associated with road names. Unfortunately, it's not that simple. There is something called the "National/State Truck Network." I ...


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I worked extensively with this data when I worked at the Chicago Tribune, including building crime.chicagotribune.com According to a conversation I had with a leader of Chicago's data publishing efforts, the geocodes for crime data are not intended to be precise, because that would be at odds with "redacting" the address down to the block level. My ...


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