Category Archive: Websites

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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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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GIS Transit Conference 2013 Presentations Available for Download

 The presentations made during the GIS in Transit Conference 2013 are available now  for download in Transitgis Clearinghouse Website. This conference was held at October 16-17, 2013, at the Keck Center of the National Academies in Washington, D.C. The conference provided a vision and a combined outlook for both GIS and Transit communities This conference was jointly organized by the …

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FHWA -Seeks Contributors for Webcast and Newsletter series in GIS in Transportation

  The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Office of Planning publishes a quarterly series of GIS in Transportation webcasts  and newsletters. These publications give agencies the opportunity to highlight their GIS applications, initiatives, and efforts to peers around the country, and strengthen the GIS and transportation community of practice. FHA is currently seeking contributors for the webcast …

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TRB Symposium: Visualization for Big Data

  Transportation Research Board (TRB) is hosting the 7th international symposium on the theme Visualization for Big Data  from 23-25 October 2013 at Irvine, California. This symposium is sponsored by ABJ 95 – Visualization in Transportation.  The goal of the 2013 Symposium is to advance innovation in visualization for transportation applications through the exchange of information, to …

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