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2012 NYS GIS Association Winter Meeting

2012 NYS GIS Association Winter Meeting

The NYS GIS Association held its winter meeting on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at the NYS Thruway Authority Offices inAlbany,NY.  The meeting featured a presentation on census data by Bob Scardamalia, a professional demographer with more than 35 years of experience using Census and related data for marketing, business attraction, […]

The Use of Modeling to Optimize the Implementation of Transit Signal Priority in Lower Manhattan

The Use of Modeling to Optimize the Implementation of Transit Signal Priority in Lower Manhattan

We have a new presentation lined up for our May 11th Conference at Brookhaven National Labs. The presentation description is below: “The Use of Modeling to Optimize the Implementation of Transit Signal Priority in Lower Manhattan” Mark Yedlin Director of Simulation Modeling Services Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. Summary: This presentation describes a modeling effort to resolve […]

Learning Python

Learning Python

Python as you already know is a programming language that is included in default installations of ArcGIS. There are many ways that you can learn how to use this language, some free and some not. I have put together a list of some training resources below: ESRI has web tutorials […]

Using GIS and LiDAR to Reduce Costs in Monroe County

Using GIS and LiDAR to Reduce Costs in Monroe County

In 2006, Monroe County flew a LiDAR elevation model for various utility or transportation improvement projects. Until a few years ago, most of this data was only available to the GIS group. The problem is, while ArcGIS can handle the size of the data, most of our consultants could not, […]