graphic illustration of a city map

A Primer on Maps:

introduce you to geographic information systems (GIS), a rapidly expanding technology that integrates computer maps and database management systems (DBMS) to facilitate various types of spatial analysis. … [Editor’s Note: see also Thomas Millette‘s more…

Planning ABC's illustration

M is for Maps

Accurate and up-to-date maps are the foundation for all community and regional planning. The starting point for mapping has long been the display of streets and property lines on plats. But by the early 20th…

GIS map used to evaluate zoning changes in a small town.

GIS & Planning

Read an excerpt from this article below. You can download the full article by using the link at the end of the excerpt. Since planners were among the earliest adopters of GIS, there is no…