Category: Data Links

U.S. Census Bureau: October 12 Release of ACS Briefs

Image via Wikipedia On October 12, 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau released American Community Survey (ACS) briefs based on the 2009 one-year estimates. Topics that may be of interest: 1) Public Transportation Usage among U.S. Workers: 2008 and 2009 2) Property Value: 2008 and 2009 To view all ACS Briefs, please visit the ACS Briefs …

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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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How to Access Florida Department of Transportation Aerial Images for 34 Counties

Florida Department of Transportation Imaging Acquisition and Processing An inventory of imagery was produced and used to track the process of modifying the imagery to meet the GIS needs of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Imagery for 34 counties has been made available as a result of this project. Please click on the link …

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Redesign of the American Community Survey website

Image via Wikipedia The U.S. Census Bureau has recently redesigned their American Community Survey (ACS) website.  The  website includes new information for survey respondents, easy access to ACS data, and explanations to frequently asked questions. The new website is Related articles by Zemanta Webinar – 2010 Census: Preparations for a Complete Count (

Walk Score launches Transit Score and Commute Reports

On August 16, 2010, Walk Score launched two new tools, Transit Score and Commute Reports, which will help users better understand their transportation options. Transit Score: Provides a rating from 0-100 reflecting how well a location is served by public transportation. For example, a score of 74 would be labeled “Excellent Transit” described as “Transit …

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