Category: GIS

Transportation Planning Tools:OnTheMap Web Conference

Transportation Planning Tools: OnTheMap Web Conference On July 21, 2010, the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida, in partnership with Community Transportation Association (CTAA) held a web conference on Transportation Planning Tools: OnTheMap. The web conference featured two guest speakers: Matthew Graham, a geographer with the Center for Economic …

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CTPP 3-Year Data Availability and Helpful CTPP Webinars

Census Transportation Planning Products (CTPP) Brief Overview: The transportation community uses census data in applications such as travel demand modeling and microsimulation. The census data is specially tabulated by the CTPP, which summarizes the data by home location, work location, and worker flows between home and work. CTPP Data Availability: As of August 2010, the …

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NCTR at CUTR Webinar: OpenStreetMap

Interested in using open-source software to map your community? The following OpenStreetMap webinar will answer your mapping questions. NCTR at CUTR Webinar: OpenStreetMap – An Online Open-Source Community for Mapping and Analysis. Presented by CUTR Senior Research Associates: Ed Hillsman and Sean Barbeau. The following recording ID will provide access to the webinar: N3S2DZ Related …

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American Community Survey E-Tutorial

The U.S. Census Bureau has designed an e-Tutorial to help users better understand the benefits and uses of the American Community Survey (ACS). The tutorial, which lasts approximately one hour, provides information on the purpose of the ACS, how the ACS works, and how a user can find ACS data using the American Factfinder. For …

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Snapshot: Quantum GIS

Agencies looking to find low-cost, entry-level GIS applications might find this of interest. Quantum GIS (QGIS) is an Open Source Geographic Information System that runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, and Windows and is licensed under the GNU (GNU’s Not Unix) General Public License. It supports vector, raster, and database formats. QGIS has the following …

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