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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Peer Exchange Report: GIS and Data Governance

This report provides highlights from a peer exchange held in Olympia, Washington on November 14-15, 2018.

This newly available peer exchange report covers our fall peer exchange that showcased the value of data integration into Geographic Information System (GIS)
applications. The peer exchange emphasized the importance of investing in data and understanding the value of data governance for resource efficiency and planning.
This event was hosted by Washington DOT, with participation from Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, North Carolina, Ohio, Utah, and Oregon DOTs, as well as the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG).

The report is posted here, along with previous peer exchange and case study reports.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Data Governance: A Federal Perspective - Webinar Recording Now Available

Data Governance Webinar
Data Governance Webinar

The recording of the latest GIS-T webinar is now available here! This webinar demonstrates how FHWA uses data governance as it is related to GIS applications at the federal and state levels. A summary report of this webinar will be available soon, and will be found using the link above.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Case Study Report: Mobile Applications for GIS

Now Available

Case Study Report
Case Study Report

Our latest case study report is now available here! This report explores how State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) currently employ mobile applications for a variety of uses, including asset management, data collection, maintenance, and construction. Five states were interviewed for this effort (Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri) to understand the varied levels of scope and use of these applications, as well as to obtain feedback on what the Federal Highway Administration can do to facilitate the development of these processes.

Previous case study reports are available here.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

New Website - Now Live!

New GIS-T Website Theme
New GIS-T Website Theme

The GIS in Transportation program has launched a new website design! This new layout is designed to make reports, webinars, and newsletters easier to find, while maintaining the ability to search state and local GIS applications.

What We Do

The GIS in Transportation program facilitates the knowledge transfer of GIS skills, best practices, and technical resources among State, regional, and local transportation organizations. This website captures the respective lessons learned and makes them available to all GIS practitioners and transportation professionals.

FHWA HEPGIS Application

The HEPGIS website is an interactive, web-based geographic map server that enables users to navigate, view, and print geospatial maps using only their web browser.

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FHWA Office of Planning
Mark.Sarmiento@dot.gov

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