COMMENTARY | Increased adoption of GIS technologies can help New York predict and prepare for future emergencies.
COMMENTARY | Mapping technology presents an opportunity to manage municipal governments with increased precision and accuracy.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Political turmoil continues in Virginia … Hawaii’s mainland prison inmates … and email scammers using Fla. mayor’s name.
From Akron, Ohio, to Yavapai County, Arizona, and countless other places, navigate the year in state and local government news from around the nation.
As Rahm Emanuel prepares to leave City Hall next year, this map helps cement his transportation legacy in the nation’s third-largest city.
Steering committees, distributed models and named user licensing are catching on.
Localities are using maps to visualize hazards, process damage imagery and crowdsource flood information.
A data-collection partnership will identify service shortcomings.
COMMENTARY | Montgomery County's maps are expected to guide recommendations to improve cycling in the area. Planners evaluated 3,500 miles of roads and reached out to a diverse group of residents for input.
First responders will be able to find callers faster.
The city's guide currently includes 120 locations and is still a work in progress.
Setting priorities is hindered by the lack of systematic information available on the nation’s inventory of infrastructure assets, their location and condition.
The company hopes it will play a part in reducing opioid use.
Bipartisan legislation would create a four-year pilot project within the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The winning initiatives leverage high-speed internet along with everything from virtual reality to GIS to better local education and workforce opportunities.
Exploring U.S. geography through a jigsaw puzzle of community snapshots.
Heavy rain is expected to fall on areas burned by recent wildfires, increasing the risk for deadly mudslides and destructive debris flows.
Keeping track of a state transportation department’s infrastructure, including where it’s located, has never been easier.
Apps like Waze, Google Maps, and Apple Maps may make traffic conditions worse in some areas, new research suggests.
Digitizing curbs is “something that has benefit today, benefit in the future, and doesn’t require so much investment from cities that they can’t do it today.”
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