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City Saves on New Mapping Technology

Matt Ball on December 8, 2013 - in Smart Cities

City staff are busy putting Peterborough on the map.

Thanks to a switch to a new geographic information system platform by Esri Technology, staff have created 20 new web applications to help residents find and access services across the City and to help public works employees keep track of maintenance and repair priorities. While all of the maps created for the public haven’t been released yet, an e-map currently available to residents through the City’s website specifies zoning areas, transit routes, garbage schedules and recreational facilities, among other services.

According to Mike MacLean, geomatics and mapping manager for the City, the new platform has streamlined technology, meaning staff need to spend less time developing the apps.

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Matt Ball is founder and editorial director of V1 Media, publisher of Informed Infrastructure, Earth Imaging Journal, Sensors & Systems, Asian Surveying & Mapping and the video news site GeoSpatial Stream.

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