County’s dataMontgomery Website Expands with Parking Information, Spending Disclosures & Tuition Assistance

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Montgomery County announced October 22 that new information has been added to the dataMontgomery website to include parking locations and available spaces, spending disclosures and tuition assistance.

From Montgomery County’s press release,

A new dataset with the locations of County parking garages and lots, along with hours, capacity, height clearance – and for Garage 57 in Bethesda, the number of spaces available — has been added to Montgomery County’s dataMontgomery ( website, along with data on spending disclosures and employee tuition assistance. The website data can be viewed, sorted and consumed in various ways, including by individuals and businesses in the development of smart phone and other applications.

The spending disclosure data provides a list of suppliers and their zip codes, departments, and the dollar amount paid to each of the suppliers. Employee tuition assistance data includes information on courses that employees take under the County’s tuition assistance program. Fields for department, major, degree, school, course title and description are included. The County program provides tuition reimbursement help to employees who apply for assistance in pursuit of a degree or an educational objective in their field.

Other new datasets added to the site include: County budget by department and function; the application status and location of telecommunications and radio and television transmission facilities; and public right-of-way permits. A map of the 2014 Early Voting Centers has also been added.

To read the full press release, visit Montgomery County’s website.