Category Archive: GIS

National Employment Map

Using the Longitudinal Employment Household Dynamics (LEHD) data provided by census, Harvard University PhD student Robert Manduca created a web-based mapping application of all the employment locations in the U.S.  The website allows the user to visualize the location of employment including job categories.  I found this map to be both insightful and revealing to …

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2017 GIS in Transit Conference Abstract Submission Extended March 1

   Mark Your Calendar! 10th National GIS in Transit Conference September 6-8, 2017 (Labor Day is Sept 4) Washington, DC  Call for Abstracts March 1, 2017 Deadline (click here) Exhibitor & Sponsor Information – coming soon The National Center for Transit Research, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association and the Transportation Research Board are pleased to announce the …

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Webinar: CTPP Data Release – Thursday, July 17, 1-3pm EDT

The Census Data for Transportation Planning Subcommittee of the Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems Committee (a subcommittee of the Transportation Research Board) invites you to a webinar and discussion on the newest CTPP data release. Webinar will have three speakers present their work with the CTPP data followed by an open discussion on user’s experiences …

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Upcoming FHWA Webcast: Enterprise Geographic Information System (eGIS)

The Federal Highway administration will host a webcast on the topic “The Maryland State Highway Administration (MDSHA)’s Enterprise Geographic Information System (eGIS)” on  June 11, 2014 . Maryland State Highway Administration (MDSHA)s eGIS is an Esri API for Flex-based geospatial data portal that allows internal agency staff to quickly and easily access an array of geospatial data and …

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Census Explorer: New Interactive Map by U.S Census Bureau

U.S Census Bureau  has introduced Census Explorer a new online tool that displays demographic information on maps of states, counties, and neighborhoods. The Bureau has also  released the new commuting edition of the interactive map Census Explorer, which gives Web visitors easy click-and-zoom access to commuting statistics for every neighborhood in the U.S. It also shows how …

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