Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Data Governance: A Federal Perspective - Webinar Summary Now Available!The summary for the Data Governance webinar is now available! This summary captures the key themes discussed on the webinar, including motivations, benefits and challenges, and lessons learned. The summary report can be found here. All previous webinars can be found here.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
August 2019 Newsletter
The latest edition of the newsletter is now available here. This edition features an article by Andrew Breck, an Environmental Protection Specialist at the U.S. DOT Volpe Center. Andrew's article focuses on a prototype geospatial tool developed by Volpe to integrate social equity
considerations into transportation planning and operations. The newsletter also includes an editorial by Alex Karner, PhD, an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas on their research examining questions of justice and fairness in
transportation planning. Joseph Mueller, a Senior Transportation Planner at St. Cloud APO, also wrote an editorial on equity analysis from the MPO perspective.
To view past editions of our newsletters, visit our newsletter page.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Data Governance: A Federal Perspective - Webinar Summary Coming Soon!The summary for the Data Governance webinar will be available soon! This summary captures the key themes discussed on the webinar, including motivations, benefits and challenges, and lessons learned. When published, the summary report can be found here.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Peer Exchange Report: GIS and Data GovernanceThis 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.
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.
Geospatial Data Collaboration
Geospatial Data Collaboration (GDC) is an FHWA Every Day Counts 2 initiative that encourages transportation agencies to use geospatial tools to share data, increase collaboration, and improve the quality and speed of transportation decision-making.
Subscribe to learn when new information is added to this website.
FHWA Office of Planning