An New Year, But Spatial Questions Abound

An New Year, But Spatial Questions Abound

As we approach Inauguration Day for the incoming U.S. Presidential Administration, I continue to hope that geospatial information technology (IT) serves as an important decision-support tool for many of the Administration’s primary agenda items.  It is only by thoroughly understanding the spatial context of many of these issues that more informed decision-making occurs.

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GIS at Core of Planning and NEPA

GIS at Core of Planning and NEPA

GeoDecisions is currently working with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and its planning partner organizations (MPOs/RPOs) to redesign and replatform its online process to capture and process forms, data, and environmental assessments related to project identification and scoping. This information and process drives the link between project planning and outreach activities and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). 

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Plan and Manage, A Centralized Communication Tool

Plan and Manage, A Centralized Communication Tool

Your phone buzzes, and a text message tells you that you have assets in danger from a pending threat.  Embedded in the text message is a link to a map that shows you where the threat is and which of your assets are in danger. You and your team are able to act in advance of the pending threat to manage your assets, and update your supply change. But you took it to another level - you set up the notification to alert your employees, your customers, or your clients of the threat; you provide suggestions on how to protect their assets, family, or friends from the pending threat, and you did it all within one application.

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