mapping data

Volunteers lead heat mapping effort in scorching San Francisco


The city of San Francisco has kicked off a community-led effort to tackle health inequities spurred by extreme heat.

Merging city planning and design technologies, Esri and Autodesk announce partnership


The software companies are merging their 2-D and 3-D data and geospatial technologies to provide cities with new capabilities that they say will inform richer insights, faster.

To improve election mapping data, GeoElections campaign targets state and local GIS


A new program attempts to bring structure to a widespread effort by states and municipalities to modernize their election systems using geospatial data.

How Detroit can use map data to better understand itself


As Detroit looks to tackle an array of urban ills, data visualization advocates are looking at bringing those issues into greater focus using data and mapping technology.