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Government Data + Maps: 10 Great Examples

Explore 10 ways federal agencies use geographic information system (GIS) technology and maps to improve decision making and deliver public information.
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A map used by US Department of Housing and Urban Development's Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grantees to support HUD's Fair Housing Equity Analysis.
A map used by US Department of Housing and Urban Development's Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grantees to support HUD's Fair Housing Equity Analysis.

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Paul_Travis
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6/12/2014 | 12:37:26 PM
Re: Galveston, TX, or NY, NY?
You are correct. It is New York, not Texas. We have fixed the caption. Thanks for pointing it out.

 

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ElenaMalykhina
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6/12/2014 | 10:02:09 AM
Re: Galveston, TX, or NY, NY?
Thanks for pointing out. Checking the map with Esri...
Thomas Claburn
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6/11/2014 | 3:59:44 PM
Re: Mapping tools
There's some irony in the fact that the VA is tracking live weather events while patient appointments are far from real-time. 
tomrausch
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6/11/2014 | 3:10:05 PM
Galveston, TX, or NY, NY?
The map of Galveston, Texas, looks suspiciously like New York City. Could there be a mistake in the caption of the map?
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6/11/2014 | 10:39:49 AM
Mapping tools
Interesting that there are two VA tools here, given their current pressures. Readers, have you used a data-rich map from an agency that you found helpful? Tell us what we missed and share with your peers.
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