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The Difficulty of Mapping Transit 'Deserts'

It's always going to be hard to fill gaps, but locating them is a key first step.

Visual Proof That Geographic Data Really Should Be Free

New York City and California have begun to offer up their GIS files to anyone who wants them, and early results are amazing.

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Yes, GIS Files Are Public Data, Too

California affirms that cities can't withhold digital mapping information.

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Mapping a Lifetime of Health Risks

How does where we live affect our health? An expert tries to quantify it.

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Ideas for Optimizing Denver's Transit System

A new report uses reams of data to design a better transportation system.

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Should Preservationists Train Their Eyes on Skylines?

Researchers have developed a GIS-based technique to keep track of skyline changes.