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A small scale map of your community shows the relationship of streets by using a single line that represents where the approximate center of the road is located. That’s great when the map is “zoomed out” to show the entire municipality. When someone “zooms in” on the map to a neighborhood, you should show them […]
In our last blog post we talked about 33 feature classes you can map in your community without using a GPS. A key element for mapping new data is that you must have a base map (including aerial photography) to serve as a backdrop for your municipal GIS. If your Pennsylvania community hasn’t yet developed […]
I can’t help it. Whenever I think of back to school time, my mind immediately remembers the Staples commercial from the 1990s. You know the one. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The euphoric, skipping dad. And then there are the kids. Not happy. Not shopping. Not skipping. Grim. Fast forward several decades […]
33 Things in your community you can map (and publish) without a GPS Your municipality is more than just roads and parcels. There’s lots of stuff that fills in the gaps and makes it unique. With your local knowledge and recent aerial photography, you can start mapping these today. Interested? Get in touch with us […]
Did you know that being too hot can have a negative impact on your intellect? It’s true! So what better time to take a break in air conditioned comfort, challenge your intellect, and just think about the great (and hot!) outdoors. Last month, we addressed some common areas in need of attention on higher education […]