GIS

“For the historic cartographile, Christmas may have come late, but here it is,” writes Daniel Stuckey.
Apr 4, 2014   New York Public Library
Two planners with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reveal how they use GIS to coordinate their efforts, using the recent tsunami and earthquake in Japan as an example.
Sep 24, 2011   Directions Magazine
Comparing Seattle to Portland, transportation planner Adam Parast used GIS data to show the most bikeable parts of the city.
Dec 22, 2010   Ballard New Tribune
Ron Ringen has logged more than 1,400 animals for a roadkill project. "I'm almost a fanatic with it," he said. "You get hooked."
Sep 13, 2010   The New York Times
Thomas L. Millette looks back at how far GIS has come, and how it has become an essential tool for urban planning.
Apr 6, 2010   Planning Commissioners Journal
This article from <em>Architect</em> looks at how GIS is integrating itself into the toolbox of architects.
Mar 21, 2010   Architect
Dr. Marc Schlossberg of the University of Oregon developed a series of tools for mobile GIS devices, and set community members loose to use the technology to collect data about their streets and improve their neighborhood livability. Exclusive
Mar 8, 2010  By Dr. Marc Schlossberg
Columnist Jeanne Haffner goes hands-on to learn how graphic representation is used in the day-to-day work of planning.
Feb 19, 2010   Next American City
Allison Arieff takes a look at some of the ways GIS and other data-visualization technologies can help to address urban problems.
Feb 4, 2010   NYTimes: Opinionator Blog
GIS maps are being used to identify where communities need services -- and whether some communities are victims of municipal discrimination.
Dec 29, 2009   Miller-McCune
A profile of James Mallory, GISP, whose job in the Oklahoma County assessor's office sometimes involves using GIS to locate historic trails and treasure.
Sep 18, 2009   The Journal Record (OK)