The Zipments delivery app allows users to track their packages on their smartphone.

Crowdshipping: the Newest Development in Mobile GPS

Crowdshipping is the delivery of goods based on the selection of a courier closest to the delivery route. The service was inspired by crowdsourcing, or the act of enlisting a group of people to help with a project, and is already growing quite rapidly. Couriers typically provide one-day shipping (or […]

GIS Data

A Safe Route to School map created by the City of Santa Clara GIS.

National Safe Routes to School Program Calls for GIS Initiatives

The National Safe Routes to School program (SRTS) was primarily created to promote safety for children who walk and bike to school. However, it also serves to encourage families to participate in these methods of sustainable transportation. The program was signed into law in 2005 and operates in all 50 […]