Demographic trends in the U.S. have always been a tradition and a wealth of information. After all, the United States government conducts an official census … Read more
I do pro bono GIS work from time to time, and a recent contribution was towards a local school that was undergoing a capital campaign … Read more
After a lengthy battle in the court system, California’s Supreme Court has finally ruled in favor of allowing public access to the government’s GIS data in Orange County. Back in 2007, the Sierra Club sued the county for the right to use its GIS data for environmental mapping projects. Orange County resisted, however, claiming that the digital maps did not fall under the Public Records Act.