FGDC – National Geospatial Data Asset Address Theme

For immediate release: September 13, 2016                               Media contact: Molly Schar New Federal Focus on Address Data Can Save Lives, Safeguard Resources and Improve Public Services Adoption of Address Theme Lauded by National States Geographic Information Council (Washington, DC) – Yesterday’s announcement by the […]

GIS group plans push for national address database, next generation 911 expansion

The president of the National States Geographic Information Council lays out his group’s priorities for the new year. Source: GIS group plans push for national address database, next generation 911 expansion

IndianaMap ALERT – February 2016

Reported By:  Chris Dintaman GIS Specialist Indiana University | 611 N. Walnut Grove Avenue | Bloomington, IN 47405-2208 THIS IS AN INDIANAMAP ALERT, AND THIS NEWS IS HUGE! Ever since our County Data Sharing Initiative grew to over one-million parcels and address points we have had to abandon using the Esri Shapefile format for downloads, […]

The Changing Geospatial Landscape – A Second Look

A Report of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee, December 2015 the-changing-geospatial-landscape-second-look This is the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) report to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC)  that takes a second look at NGAC’s original report to the FGDC in 2009.  The title of this report “The Changing Geospatial Landscape” is even more relevant today […]

United States Open Government National Action Plan

October 27, 2015:  the United States released our third Open Government National Action Plan, announcing more than 40 new or expanded initiatives to advance the President’s commitment to an open and citizen-centered government.  You can read the full press-release HERE. Of particular interest to the geospatial community and to Indiana is the call on page […]

IndianaMap Hits 100% Statewide Coverage with Data Sharing Project

In May 2015 we were pleased to report 100% County Government participation in our data sharing initiative [Link]. We are now happy to announce that IndianaMap now has statewide coverage of the four County data sharing layers consisting of… 4,870 Government Boundaries 603,132 Street Centerlines 3,630,775 Parcels 3,191,230 Address Points These data are available for viewing […]

Final Report of the National Address Database Summit Meeting

The USDOT sponsored National Address Database (NAD) summit in April 2015 was a milestone event to help kick-start Local -> State -> Federal partnerships to create an authoritative and public available NAD to support applications for NG9-1-1, USPS, Census, FEMA, USDOT, HUD and virtually any statewide or local geocoding application you can think of. Our […]

IndianaMap Streets & Addresses Archived Minutes

February 21, 2013 The committee has generated its strategic plan for 2013 (www.igic.org/committees/2013committeeplans.pdf). August 16, 2012 The Workgroup did not formally meet during this period. Charline Avey did meet with the Data Sharing Committee. Charline presented an update on the FGDC Addressing Standard and discussed a potential pilot project with DS to improve the centerline […]