Neal Downing

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The Power of Place GIS Conference – February 7-8, 2013

The Power of Place GIS Conference is scheduled on February 7-8, 2013 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The program committee of the conference is currently soliciting suggestions for presentations. Topic Areas : Data: Census, Orthophotography, LiDAR, Best Practices, Sharing and Collaboration, etc. Applications: Transportation, Public Safety, Planning, Environment, Property Mapping, and …

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A New Community-Based Bike Routing Tool is a new bike routing website from OpenPlans that uses the impressive, crowdsourced OpenStreetMap. BikePlanner is free and easy to use on a computer, tablet or smartphone. Moreover, preferences for the “fastest”, “safest”, or “flatest” route can be calibrated by the user, either for personal biking or bikesharing. The most attractive feature is that …

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