An acronym for Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing system (TIGER) data, the annual release of GIS data contains public domain data covering administrative and physical features such as roads, boundaries, and hydrological features.
New 2013 TIGER/Line Shapefiles are set for release on Thursday, August 22, 2013. The new release will include a new GIS file format: TIGER Geodatabases. The US Census switched to offering its geographic data in shapefile format in 2008 and now in 2013, will also provide GIS data in geodatabases. Some limited geographic […]
In the last few weeks of June 2012, ArcGIS 1.01 and QGIS 1.8 were released, Google slashed its Google Maps API prices and released a tracking application for mobile workers. Waze released an update that provide users with access to cheap gas locations and discounted gas coupons. The US Census […]