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U.S. Department of Transportation Launches Every Place Counts Design Challenge

WASHINGTON—U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the Every Place Counts Design Challenge, which aims to raise awareness about existing transportation infrastructure barriers and identify innovative solutions to reconnect communities…

Nile Day Emphasizes Continued Water Scarcity throughout the Nile Basin

February 22, 2016 - in Corporate, Water

CAIRO/JOHANNESBURG—February 22nd is the annual day to celebrate the Nile River, an essential force of life for millions. In this celebration, 350.org…

New Report Identifies 21 Actions to Help States Address Pedestrian Safety

August 12, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wherever you go, your journey always begins and ends on foot. But how safe is that walk? A new report released today by the Governors…

International Center for Integrated Mountain Development Receives Humanitarian Award for Nepal Earthquake Response

July 20, 2015 - in Awards, Corporate, Emergency

Redlands, Calif., July 20, 2015—The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), an intergovernmental agency in South and Central Asia, was honored with the Esri Humanitarian GIS Award for their assistance to the government of Nepal…

As Oso Disaster Anniversary Nears, Kentucky Geologists Urge Preparation for Landslides

March 12, 2015 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 11, 2015—As the anniversary of the most fatal landslide in the history of the continental United States approaches, we are reminded of the importance of evaluating geologic hazards and communicating that information to communities that…

March 8-14 is National Groundwater Awareness Week

March 4, 2015 - in Announcement, Corporate, Water

WESTERVILLE, OH — March 2, 2015) Groundwater along with oxygen is arguably the most important natural resource for human life, and National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 8-14, is a good time to learn how to become a good steward of it, the National Ground…

vTrack Provides an Integral Component for an Integrated Runway Intrusion Detection System

March 31, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Remote Tracking Systems Inc., (RTS) a leading manufacturer of real time GPS tracking systems today announced that its vTrack™ system, is a part of an integrated Runway Intrusion Detection System at Miami International Airport (MIA), which was awarded the…

Sacramento Utility Selects Space-Time Insight for Smart Grid Solution

October 23, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Maintenance

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has implemented Space-Time Insight’s geospatial and visual analytics software to facilitate more efficient smart grid decisions by processing data in smart grid, distribution, outage, fire, and weather systems.…

Sensors with Geospatial Data Helps Dublin Improve its Public Bus Transportation Network and Reduce Congestion

May 20, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

IBM announced it is helping the City of Dublin use Big Data to identify and solve the root causes of traffic congestion in its public transport network throughout the city, which means improved traffic flow and better mobility for commuters. Integrating data…

Students Stunned by Blight After Mapping Neighborhood

December 26, 2012 - in Uncategorized

When University of Chicago researchers sent high school students out to map their neighborhoods last week, many of the kids returned discouraged by the neglect and disrepair they found, reports DNAinfo.com. Joel Flores, a freshman at EPIC Academy, was surprised…