Mapping

Nevada adds dashcam data to digital twin of work zone traffic

By incorporating Nexar’s dashcam data into its Esri-based digital twin platform, the Southern Nevada Regional Transit Commission aims reduce traffic congestion around work zones and improve safety.

Faster, safer bridge inspections

Researchers are working to help inspectors make quicker, easier and more accurate determinations about the structural integrity of bridges.

How Waze partners with cities on data sharing

Under the Connected Citizens Program, participating cities and states get filtered data based on aggregated traffic information Waze collects from their communities of drivers.

NWS poised for flood season with sharper tools for mapping risk

The National Weather Service has a number of tools to help gauge the risk of seasonal flooding, including maps that show both landscape elevations and water depth.

Alaska's scale puts USGS mapping systems to the test

A USGS project to create 3D maps of the continental United States uses special high altitude, cloud-penetrating radar to collect data across Alaska’s remote expanses.

Flood-risk planners await next-generation laser mapping

USGS, NOAA and FEMA use LiDAR elevation mapping technology to improve flood-risk assessments.

EPA to open its ArcGIS data to the public

Esri is allowing its government customers to release data stored on its ArcGIS platform to the public.

App helps Pennsylvania get its bridges back

Tablet app helps the state survey its complete road and bridge system.

FEMA crowdsources disaster response

FEMA's mobile app now has a feature that allows citizens to photograph, geotag and explain conditions in their local area.