Stories2022-09-07T05:24:25+00:00

New London Connecticut – “The Whaling City”

New London Connecticut - "The Whaling City" We're excited to introduce another amazing addition to the MapGeo family - New London, Connecticut! Located in Southeastern Connecticut, the City of New London is home to the United States Coast Guard Academy. The city has a long [...]

Introducing The River City: Decatur, Alabama

Introducing The River City: Decatur, Alabama We're excited to introduce the latest addition to the MapGeo family - Decatur, Alabama! Located in the very heart of the Tennessee Valley, Decatur is the largest city and county seat of Morgan County. Decatur is known for its many [...]

West Hartford Mapped from A to Z

West Hartford Mapped from A to Z Street and basement flooding is no stranger to many cities and towns. Today, in West Hartford, Connecticut, with its hilly terrain, around 10% of the homes experience some level of flooding. But, West Hartford Town Engineer Duane Martin [...]

Drone Provides Overhead Eyes During Fire

Drone Provides Overhead Eyes During Fire In the town of Natick, Massachusetts, the GIS Coordinator steps out of city hall and now (with the help of a drone) supports firefighting operations. In the pre-dawn hours of July 22, 2019, fire broke out in a Chinese [...]

North Andover – A Town at Your Fingertips

North Andover - A Town at Your Fingertips A “citizens’ hub” that connects “everything” is exactly what IT Director Chris McClure wants to create for the town of North Andover, Massachusetts. He is generating this hub to link diverse concerns - everything from crash incidents, [...]

Mapping Opportunity Zones with MapGeo

Mapping Opportunity Zones with MapGeo Four ways the MapGeo platform helps developers find opportunity within Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs).If you're looking for some creative ways to display and promote your municipality's opportunity zones to investors, check out these ideas for some inspiration.For more background regarding Opportunity [...]

Creating a Wildland Urban Interface Map

Creating a Wildland Urban Interface Map Carson City, Nevada's Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) shown in 1:1 scale There are many communities in the United States that lie at the edge of wildlands or that form areas where wildlands intertwine with human development. The space between where humans [...]

How Smart Cities are Using GIS Data in 2019

How Smart Cities are Using GIS Data in 2019 In 2013, IBM’s campaign made “smart cities” into a household term. Six years later, we wanted to shed some light into how smart cities are using GIS Data in 2019. Although GIS is only part of [...]

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