GIS

Working

Group 

Jeff Quackenbush, HOCTS, Chair

Jason Deshaies, SMTC, Co-Chair

Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, has become part of the planners' lexicon. It provides a platform to analyze and display data and information spatially. A broad range of data elements are used by planners: land use and natural features, roadway networks and their attributes, transit networks and their attributes, crash records, forecasts from travel demand models, and more.

The GIS Working Group is a profession network for planners and technicians in MPOs and New York State DOT who create and use GIS based information.

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NYSDOT Roadway Inventory System Viewer (RIS Viewer) Webpage

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NYS GIS Clearinghouse Website

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NYSDOT GIS Apps Webpage

GIS Working Group Goals

  1. Knowledge Transfer: Conduct in-person meetings as the primary means for sharing practices and  information on opportunities.

  2. Data Collection and Assessment: Identify, compile, and assess spatial data that is useful to MPOs and their member agencies and, to the extent practical, partner organizations.

  3. Coordination: Utilize the group as a forum for coordination with partner organizations to obtain and share data and practices.

  4. Software: Ensure to the greatest extent practical that GIS software applications are consistent across the MPOs in New York State.

  5. Training: Identify training opportunities to improve the technical capabilities of MPO staff.

2019-2020 NYSAMPO WG Work Program (Appro

Click the image above to view the current Work Plan

2019 Meeting Minutes

2018 Meeting Minutes

June 6, 2018

2017 Meeting Minutes

June 5, 2017

2016 Meeting Minutes

November 28, 2016

May 12, 2016

2015 Meeting Minutes

December 1, 2015

2014 Meeting Minutes

November 20, 2014

May 23, 2014