Nashville is one of many metropolitan municipalities looking to manage the influx of micromobility — that is, scooters. These vehicles and others like it have cropped up almost overnight with city officials scrambling to regulate them.
Posts Tagged: GIS
There may not be a map to the future, but Esri’s story map technology certainly seems to be taking us in the right direction.
Geographic information systems (GIS) — an online spatial tool for data collection, management and analysis that is rooted in geography— has been acknowledged as a foundational platform in building smart community strategies worldwide.
When it comes to tackling issues like the opioid epidemic, disease transmission, reducing homelessness, civic inclusion and more, government has especially utilized GIS to serve their citizens and residents.
A key component of what makes a community smart is its ability to embrace civic inclusion, or foster public participation, engagement and crowdsourcing that helps a whole community understand what matters more to constituents.
Placer County’s HMIS System Administrator Sue Compton needed to find a solution fast for the biannual January count of people experiencing homelessness, and a paper-based format was not going to cut it.
Geographic information system (GIS) software can help create smart communities by capturing, storing, managing and presenting geographic data.
The biggest developments in the smart communities movement is shifting from the idea of a single application to a series of interrelated technologies.
Under the direction of CIO Mark Wittenburg, Tempe, Arizona’s IT department has spent the last year promoting innovation while excelling at the basics.
With our work in natural resource and surface water, we utilize our asset management system in many ways. The ability to spatially conceptualize data helps our team make more effective policy decisions and communicate environmental and resource issues with better clarity.