Statistics On Local Government GIS Use

About 97 percent of local governments with populations of at least 100,000 and 88 percent of those between 50,000 and 100,000 people use GIS technology.
December 28, 2003, 5am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Those are among the findings of a Public Technology Inc. study sponsored by the Department of Interior as part of Geospatial One-Stop. Other tidbits: county use is slightly higher than city use, 77 of respondents use GIS with aerial imagery, 38 percent use it for permitting services, emergencypreparedness and response activities, an "overwhelming majorities of respondents say they would allow the federal government to use their GIS data." The report suggests the federal government should take the lead in encouraging widespread use of GIS.

Thanks to Milton Ospina

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Published on Thursday, December 11, 2003 in Federal Computer Week
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