When the city of Reno launched initiatives to expand its economy and offset pandemic-related tourism declines, it relied on new technology: geographic information systems (GIS). Here’s what GIS do — and what lessons Reno has to share.
In Atlanta, one nonprofit is using geographic tools help locate and analyze often overlooked land within and alongside highways as sites for solar panel arrays.
Residents in Ontario, California, are poised to be among the first in the U.S. to experience a citywide drone delivery program.
Montana’s Department of Natural Resources and Conservation employed maps and dashboards to add transparency to the distribution of economic stimulus funds.
Maricopa County needed to identify the most vulnerable areas in the county and promote optimal vaccination sites to the public.
The city of Modesto, California used mobile apps powered by geospatial technology to identify homeless populations and improve outreach and services.
The city of Dubuque, Iowa, used GIS technology to expand equitable broadband access.
Central data offices across government are outnumbered in staff, time and budget. Here’s what they’re trying to do about it.
New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection saw a surge in harmful algal blooms in lakes and reservoirs so it launched an interactive mapping tool.
Sure, you can designate an outdoor space for use, but how can you ensure that it equitably meets your residents’ needs?