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San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee, chairman of the US Conference of Mayors Technology and Innovation Task Force, and Yelp CEO and co-founder Jeremy Stoppelman have announced the initial integration of a,city-provided restaurant health score information on the site.

San Francisco will be the initial market for this government data that will be made more accessible to the public through the Yelp site. New York City restaurant grades will also be added as business attributes in the weeks ahead.

Working with the technology departments of San Francisco and New York, Yelp's engineering team designed the Local Inspector Value-entry Specification (LIVES) which enables local municipalities to accurately upload restaurant health inspection scores to Yelp's database.

Philadelphia is also expected to participate along with other municipalities that adopt the new specification.

"This new partnership with Yelp to offer restaurant health inspection scores on its site is another significant step in the Open Data movement," Mayor Lee said. "By making often hard-to-find government information more widely available to innovative companies like Yelp, we can make government more transparent and improve public health outcomes for our residents through the power of technology."

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