Now that you mention it, our government spends the big bucks making us fill out forms, putting us through loads of red tape, and storing the mounds of the data those activities produce. Yet that data for the most part does not end up being very useful or even accessible to the public. Recently i tried to find some information about
at the EPA and from King County. It seems like some data is there but when you try to get down to specifics it trails off into cryptic data value saying in essence nothing. Once i went looking for patterns of
and found that for all of the reporting regulations of the FRA we end up getting pretty much zilch.
Is it too much to ask for some small amount of intelligence in return for all of the money our government spends on data collection and storage?