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The Mapping Case for the Stimulus Plan…

February 10, 2009 Leave a comment


It seems that GIS and mapping was/is deep in the agenda of one of the stimulus plans.  In a effort to create a national map for use by many of the government department, GIS will play a major role in accomplishing this project.  The map will help provide a central source of information should and when a disaster occurs.  This effort will help save time as information will now be able to be accessed through one main database instead of having to figure out where the best information can be retrieved.  This effort will also help provide the millions of jobs that have been suggested to be created by this stimulus plan.  It many ways, it seems that GIS and community mapping is the way to go…

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Kenneth E. Liwag, Rutgers University Planning Intern, VERTICES, LLC.