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Welcome to the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at CUTR Transit GIS Clearinghouse Website

Welcome to the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) Transit GIS Clearinghouse website. The purpose of the Clearinghouse website is to be a first stop for all things transit and GIS. The Clearinghouse will highlight the growing needs and opportunities available to transit GIS professionals and provide …

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Zillow Neighborhood Boundaries

This data can certainly be very useful! The team from Zillow has created over 7000 neighborhood boundaries across North America. The data is available in the shapefile format and includes fields for the state, county, neighborhood name and region ID. Click here to learn more and access the data!

How Large Public Data-sets are Empowering Communities

Today, thanks to the availability of large public data sets society now has the ability to create tools which enable persons  to make more informed decisions. This data has long been available but now it has been broken down from its most complex forms into visually appealing and easily comprehensible graphics. The article entitled ” 12 Data …

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WalkSaferNYC, an Interactive Guide to Walking Safely in the City

A NYC firm, Hecht Kleeger & Damashek recently created an interactive accident map for pedestrians and motorists who frequent New York City Streets. When visiting the WalkSaferNYC Map, viewers can view the most dangerous intersections per borough, via a heat-map. The map was created to assist with reducing accidents in the different boroughs of NYC, …

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2015 Transit GIS Conference Call for Papers Open

Submit an abstract by DEADLINE EXTENDED NEW DATE  April 20th 2015 The National Center for Transit Research, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association and the Transportation Research Board are pleased to announce the 9th National GIS in Transit Conference, September 1-3, 2015, in Washington, DC. Managing data to drive decision making has never been more important.  As …

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