Posts Tagged: Map

Rethinking Buenos Aires’ interactive map

Everything has a beginning The interactive map is one of the most interesting projects to work with under the wide umbrella of oportunities that we have in Buenos Aires eGov office. The GIS unit already had a project that offers a very useful and timely service to the citizens. The information, database, technology and algorithmsRead… Read more »

Government and Performance Measures

Part of my current employment is to understand and appreciate the impact MAP 21 may have on transportation operations and especially how transportation operations relates to congestion (rather than capacity or toll). Pretty specific there. What’s not so specific is MAP 21. As a result, there is now a nationwide dialogue occurring about what theseRead… Read more »

Open Government Links of the Week – September 9, 2011

Local Government Guidelines for Working with the Media During an Energy Emergency “This document provides strategies that local governments can use for communicating effectively with the media, and for cultivating relationships with both the media and the public during energy-related emergencies.” Code for America Announces Winners Several cities have been selected to participate in CfA’sRead… Read more »

The 2010 Center of Population for the U.S.

The U.S. Census Bureau recently announced the “Center of Population” for the 2010 Census. What is the “Center of Population”? According to the Census Bureau, The mean center of population is determined as the place where an imaginary, flat, weightless and rigid map of the United States would balance perfectly if all residents were ofRead… Read more »

Open Government Links of the Week – May 13, 2011

“Open government requires accessibility, not just data, specialists say” “Making important agency information easy to find online can also be a key factor in improving the agency’s public image, said General Services Administration digital government specialist Sheila Campbell.” “Open Government Philadelphia: an initiative and policy paper from Councilman Bill Green” The post has “his 10Read… Read more »

National Broadband Map shows broadband availability across the USA.

The National Broadband Map (NBM) is a searchable and interactive website that allows users to view broadband availability across every neighborhood in the United States. The NBM was created by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), in collaboration with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and in partnership with 50 states, five territories and theRead… Read more »

Help EPA: We need a map!

We’re under a tight deadline to produce a map similar to the one at To be clear, we just need a static image with rollovers that appear as you mouse over a state. Not a Google-like map, not anything fancy or GIS-based. Just an image that will show a little info and then letRead… Read more »