Category: GIS

FHWA Webcast: Crash Location Tool: Recording and Analyzing Crash Information

Federal Highway Administration  (FHWA) is presenting a webcast on the topic Crash location tool: Recording and analyzing crash information on May 30, 2013.The intended audiences for this webcast series are planners and GIS practitioners from State Departments of Transportation, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, FHWA Division Offices, and State and Federal resource agencies. Sharon Hawkins of the …

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Mapping the Subtle Science of Parking Demand

The King County Metro Transit agency in the Seattle region, with the help of the Center for Neighborhood Technology and the Urban Land Institute Northwest is trying to measure exactly which factors dictate residential parking demand around the region, in downtown Seattle, in urban neighborhoods, in the suburbs and even farther out. The result of their …

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Visualizing Walkshed and Transit Useability

Walksheds are the walkable area around a particular point of interest and an important concept for understanding pedestrian habits , therefore visualizing them better might help urban planners. The above picture provides an visual representation of population living within 800m  around  the Montreal rail network . The larger the circle, the more people within the walkshed, the less …

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Mobile Mapping Technology to facilitate dialogue between Transportation Agencies and the Public

University of Oregan (UO) has carried out a project on the  topic “Development of Mobile Mapping Technology to Facilitate  Dialogue between Transportation Agencies and the Public”  sponsored by Oregan Transportation Research and Education Consortium (OTREC).  The project aims  to develop enhancements in mobile application functionality as well as develop a model that facilitates a direct, two-way exchange of data …

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Expansion on World Imagery Map

  Esri and DigitalGlobe recently updated the ArcGIS World Imagery basemap service with more than 10 million square kilometers of high-resolution aerial views. The World Imagery map is a free map service for ArcGIS users that contains quality contributions from Esri partners and the global GIS community. The World Imagery Map is one of several …

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