Category Archives: map

Dangerous by Design 2014 spotlights pedestrian safety with Fatalities Map

TweetFrom Smart Growth America… In 2012, pedestrians accounted for nearly 15 percent of all traffic deaths, up 6 percent from 2011 and representing a five-year high. More than half of all pedestrian fatalities occur on arterials, and over 60 percent … Continue reading

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#esriuc Tip – 2014 San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Bars and Restaurant Map

TweetAs we do every year for ESRIUC, we’re glad to once again share with you this very handy San Diego Gaslamp Bar and Restaurant map from our friends at GaslampMap.com – this year we have a printed map {PDF} and … Continue reading

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Announcing Weekly US Census Data Visualizations

TweetI’m a HUGE fan of data visualizations and I’m always glad to see when awesome companies are working hard to create beautiful, meaningful data visualisations to generate a buzz or tell a story – case in point, just check out … Continue reading

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Story Map – Incoming Members of the 113th Congress

TweetAnother interesting news / story map from Esri, this one displays the incoming members of the 113th congress. House members are shown on the map, categorized by party and some bio information is provided as well. See The Incoming Members … Continue reading

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Mapping Wal-Mart and sam’s Club Growth Over Time

Tweet An interesting data visualization got my attention recently and I noticed it also got some nice traction on twitter via mentions and re-tweets… enter the Wal-Mart data visualization and growth video. This map shows the viral-like spread of Wal-Mart … Continue reading

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A Resource Devoted to PDF Maps for iOS

TweetLearn all about PDF Maps, search and download map, become a PDF Maps vendor – Another fabulous resource for GeoGeeks and GeoTechs is something new from our friends at Avenza Systems. The crew has rolled out a new resource on … Continue reading

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Free Topo Map Gift Wrap from the USGS

TweetA fun, green solution from the USGS lets you wrap up your holiday goodies in a map! To promote the reuse of the colorful but space-consuming outdated topographic maps, the USGS-CGS maps office is giving them away for use as … Continue reading

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Monetize Your Awesome Maps in the PDF Maps Store

TweetYou may have noticed the news today from Avenza touting the number of developers (100+) now using their online Map Store – think iTunes shop for Maps. this is an awesome  revenue generating activity that anyone who creates awesome maps … Continue reading

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MapMyFitness Adds Dog Walk Tracking With MapMyDogWalk

TweetI’m a fan of the “MapMyFitness” suite of apps, (you know, these are cool tracking services that store your walks, runs, rides etc… using a mobile client and provide for sophisticated social sharing and more) and now I can even … Continue reading

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Wrap up a Historical Map

TweetInterested in putting a beautiful, historical map under the tree for someone special this year? Check out the huge collection from our colleagues at Amerisurv… maps for all 50 States now available and they are also offering half off a … Continue reading

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GeoCommons Presidential inauguration application helps to map your opinion

TweetFirst Geocommons was involved in releasing a very cool mobile app to help DC visitors navigate the city while taking in the Presidential inauguration (See PointAbout) … now the company has added even more functionality to the application with a … Continue reading

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Antique Maps

TweetI love browsing historical and antique map collections… here’s one you may enjoy as well. Created by the Special Collections Department at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library, this fine collection of digitized antique maps will pique … Continue reading

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