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Los Angeles city controller updates online property map to boost housing, economy

by • 3 months ago

Los Angeles isn't making the most of its nearly 14,000 government-owned properties. City Controller Ron Galperin wants to do something about it.

Philadelphia's data officer wants to integrate GIS into everything

by • 4 months ago

Hank Garie, Philadelphia's new chief data and geographic information officer, said the city will integrate spatial data into all of its databases.

Still 'lack of belief' in GIS among emergency management leaders

by • 7 months ago

On GIS Addressed, former Florida emergency management CIO Richard Butgereit says GIS is still underused and underfunded in disaster response.

State GIS leaders look for collaboration with tribal governments

by • 7 months ago

On GIS Addressed, New Mexico's Gar Clarke says collaboration between tribal government and state government GIS is a growing priority.

Street closure map helps Philadelphia residents stay informed, report illegal activity

by • 7 months ago

The only way to get information on street or sidewalk construction previously was to contact the Streets Department directly.

How transportation data can push autonomous vehicle deployment

by • 7 months ago

On GIS Addressed, Minnesota's GIO says all the existing elements of transportation data will be key to the eventual integration of fully autonomous vehicles.

As need for elevation data grows, GIS experts hope for GPS-like boom

by • 7 months ago

On GIS Addressed, three state government geospatial leaders say 3D elevation data could have a transformational impact on government and citizens.

State election officials interested, but slow to adopt geospatial data

by • 8 months ago

Election directors want to use geographic information systems to improve voter registration and precinct mapping, but many lack access, a new survey shows.

Researchers are trying to make U.S. elections more reliable — using maps

by • 9 months ago

A group of state GIS officials and other researchers are working to correct flaws in precinct maps that could potentially throw the results of elections.