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)
MIT researcher Jeffrey Warren has just released the latest version of Cartagen, a software platform for interactive mapping. Julia Galef takes a look.
Aug 15, 2009 Metropolis Magazine
Planning technology expert Charles A. Donley reviews a new piece of software that combines the worlds of Computer-Aided Design and Geographic Information Systems to help site planners visualize and analyze their plans. Exclusive
Jul 30, 2009 By
On Friday, in the first week of my second semester of planning graduate school, we did the hokey-pokey. We put our right foot in, put our right foot out, put our right foot in, and then we shook it all about. We turned ourselves around. That was what it was all about.
Jan 18, 2009 By
By mapping rat infestations, New York City's health inspectors have found a whole new way to beat back the rodents.
Dec 16, 2008 Time
The State of Maryland has created a new internet-based mapping system, which it hopes will help target conservation funds.
Dec 15, 2008 GIS News
<p>Cops in Toronto catch a criminal through GIS plotting, and reporter Sara Barbour takes us on a tour of other unusual new applications of GIS.</p>
Jun 30, 2008 Miller/McCune