Massachusetts Department of Transportation's (MassDOT) Road Inventory Interactive Map
MassDOT's Office of Transportation Planning (Planning) maintains a Road Inventory file in ArcGIS format. Planning has created an interactive map providing access to the Road Inventory file. The interactive map shows the most commonly requested Road Inventory attributes, including Functional Classification, Jurisdiction, National Highway System, Federal Functional classification, and Federal-Aid Eligibility. The interactive map is available here.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
GIS for Highway Safety Peer Exchange Summary Report
On September 14-15, 2011, the FHWA's Office of Planning and its Office of Safety sponsored a 1.5-day peer exchange to promote the use of GIS and mapping for highway safety applications. The summary report - available here - offers overviews of the presentations given at the peer exchange and the conversations that followed. It concludes with a summary of the discussions resulting from three roundtable discussion questions that were posed to the group.
Friday, December 2, 2011
GIS Applications for Climate Change Decision-Making Peer Exchange Report
On September 26-27, 2011, the FHWA’s Office of Planning sponsored a 1.5-day peer exchange focusing on the use of GIS to support transportation-related climate change decisions. Participants from the Atlanta Regional Commission, Maine Geological Survey, Maryland State Highway Administration, New England Environmental Finance Center, Sacramento Area Council of Governments, Southern Maine Regional Planning Commission, and the Washington Department of Transportation shared information on how they utilize GIS to inform decisions regarding climate change mitigation and adaptation activities.
The summary of the peer exchange event (available here) provides overviews of the presentations given and the associated question and answers. It concludes with a summary of the roundtable discussions.