GIS

Burgh’s Eye View

The proliferation of civic tech projects has led to a growing number of vendors who offer off-the-shelf products for cities and municipalities. At the...

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GIS

Beneath the Smart City

It’s five minutes into your morning commute, and whether you’re driving, biking, or walking, you can see them in the distance: orange cones, cordoning...

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GIS

SimCities: Designing Smart Cities through Data-Driven Simulation

In cities across the world, governments use data—about infrastructure, health and safety, or citizen satisfaction—to improve services. But data also h...

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GIS

Using Data Analytics and Mapping to Understand and Solve the Opiate Crisis

Americans are dying at an unprecedented rate from opiate drug poisoning -- the national average stands at 78 fatal overdoses per day. Heroin and presc...

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GIS

GIS’s Evolving Promise for Local Government

When Washington Dulles International Airport opened in 1962 in Loudoun County, Va., the county was mostly rural. It was only after local industry expa...

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