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GPS

A visualization comparing GPS data from New York City taxis in the days surrounding Hurricane Sandy with the same data under normal traffic conditions.A visualization comparing GPS data from New York City taxis in the days surrounding Hurricane Sandy with the same data under normal traffic conditions.

Using GPS Data to Help Cities in Emergencies

In October of 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast of the United States causing billions of dollars in damage. The super storm became the most destructive hurricane of the season but it also provided transportation researchers a new way to analyze the effect that extreme events have on traffic […]

GIS Learning

Geospatial Redux: Paper Maps Win Over GPS, Where to Hail a Cab in NYC, Comic Book Maps

Geospatial Redux: Paper Maps Win Over GPS, Where to Hail a Cab in NYC, Comic Book Maps

John McKinney makes the argument in the article “Don’t Throw Away Your Paper Maps Just Yet” that while GPS units are great for telling you your location, paper maps are better for telling you the picture of where you are (via All Points Blog and The Map Room).  McKinney sites several arguments […]