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Twin Cities OMG Transit Provides Maps for Mobile Travelers

April 27, 2014 - in Transportation

The mighty Apple has famously stumbled when trying to compete with Google in Web mapping, but developers at tiny OMG Transit won't let this intimidate them. The Twin Cities-based tech startup's tongue-in-cheek goal is "to take over the world." For now, OMG…

GeoDecisions Teams Up with Rand McNally to Enhance Mobile Fleet Management

April 11, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

GeoDecisions, a division of Gannett Fleming that specializes in geospatial solutions, was chosen by Rand McNally to provide advanced geographic information…

Massachusetts Creates a Contest to Map Traffic Habits

March 21, 2014 - in Transportation

Massachusetts state transportation officials and a local planning agency have come up with a modern way to interpret the trail of the 5.2 million registered…

Highways Agency Chooses Yotta and Atkins in £600k Asset Management Software Deal

February 6, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Highways Agency has awarded a £600,000 contract to Atkins and Yotta for the supply of Yotta’s Horizons visualised asset management software and associated implementation services. The Atkins and Yotta team will deliver and enable the use of software…

City of Grand Junction Develops iPad App

January 6, 2014 - in Smart Cities

The City of Grand Junction has developed an iPad App to allow residents access to the city’s Geographic Information System (GIS). The GIS App, iMapGJ, was developed by Jackson Trappett. It is now available on the iTunes App Store. Residents with an iPad…

NashvilleNext Lets Residents Map their Future

October 14, 2013 - in Planning

Working in teams of seven or eight, participants at Saturday’s Plan Nashville event used maps and stickers representing different kinds of growth to decide where to put 100,000 new homes, 200,000 new residents and 300,000 new jobs. The group-mapping exercise…

HERE and Mitsubishi Motors Help Drivers Steer Clear of Traffic and Distractions

October 7, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

HERE, a Nokia business, announced today that Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. has launched HERE Traffic including real-time information on traffic and weather, and is the first to offer updates on fuel prices delivered by HD Radio(TM) technology* for…

Police Informers Coming from Apps Rather than Individuals

September 10, 2013 - in Security

Gone are the days when policing could not survive without human intelligence. Police informers are gradually being replaced by mobile apps. Recent mobile applications like WhatsApp and Truecaller and Google software are the new faceless informers of the city…

Drawing, Role-Playing and 3D Maps Improve Land Use Planning

September 5, 2013 - in Environment, Planning

Jean-Christophe Castella often asks Laotian villagers to play the role of developers, conservationists, investors or farmers as they huddle around a table-top virtual village elegantly crafted from plaster bandage strips and cardboard. Villagers move bits…

TerraGo Helps Partnership for a Connected Illinois (PCI) Bring Broadband to Citizens of Illinois

June 11, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

Partnership for a Connected Illinois, Inc. (PCI), a nonprofit organization that collects and publishes broadband data usage to ensure that all citizens in Illinois have access to the Internet, is using TerraGo geospatial collaboration software and GeoPDF maps…