How GIS and Drones Have Aided Hurricane Matthew Recovery Work

In South Carolina, mapping played a critical role in situational awareness and damage assessments before, during and after the extreme weather event.

Pittsburgh Launches New ‘Burgh’s Eye View’ Online Map Tool for City Data

The city plans to “open source” the computer code for the application in the coming weeks, offering a way for other local governments to replicate the project.

Navigator Award Finalists: Jim Sparks and Team, Indiana Geographic Information Office

Leading a state effort to successfully aggregate datasets from all of Indiana’s 92 counties.

Empowering a Smarter Community Through GIS

Kenton County, Kentucky, is using intelligent maps and apps to provide citizens with the data intelligence they need.

Republican National Convention Security Taps Into the ‘Internet of Things’

State and local agencies are sharing geospatial and video information from sensors to keep the public safe during a tense convention.

Mapping Changed This County's Approach to Behavioral Health

San Bernardino County once thought consumers avoided services because of the stigma attached.

Boston's ‘Situational Awareness’ on the Fourth of July

The city has modified a map-based, GIS tool to help it coordinate all public safety operations during the large-scale event and beyond.

D.C. Launches a New Interactive Zoning Map

The platform leverages the District of Columbia’s open data to “level the playing field” when it comes to development.

4 Ways to Make Open Data Meaningful

Helping citizens build smarter communities through GIS technology the can help spur innovation, form connections and ultimately lead to action.

Counties Use Smart Mapping Technology to Stay Ahead of Zika

Zika-transmitting mosquitos can breed in a teaspoon of standing water. Data-rich maps and GIS software allow counties to stay one step ahead.

Tracking Detroit’s Blighted Property Demolitions Like Packages or Pizzas

A newly released online tool has an interactive map that includes information about contracts to take down individual structures.

Camden Makes a Better ‘Civic Hacking’ Event With Mapping

Rather than coding, youth hackers in the New Jersey city used story map software and HUD data to analyze pressing city issues.