Moyne, VIC explores the intricacies of road maintenance and repair projects on new dashboard
The dashboard features a "Whose road is it?" section explaining local and state responsibilities for shire roads. A reporting tool seeks community feedback on potholes, cracked pavement, and other roadwork issues. There is an interactive map for the council's road renewal and resealing program. Each pinpoint opens a project profile with a timeline, type of work, and photos. Moyne residents also find a list of future road closures and an explainer about works within road reserves.
Washington, DC identifies trends in shared micromobility usage with public dashboard
The District Department of Transportation and Ride Report collaborated on the DC Micromobility Dashboard. Users can research total trips by shared vehicle type per quarter starting with the first quarter of 2019. The Dashboard presents all-time trip and distance data along with average vehicles used and trip speed. There are also graphs of trips, usage per vehicle, and fleet usage per day for all licensed operators in the district.
Nillumbik, VIC locates mobile and Internet connectivity weak points with engagement campaign
The two-month campaign used an interactive map and survey to gather resident experiences with connectivity issues. The interactive map supported location-specific markers with indicators of weak Internet or mobile phone service. A short survey asked respondents about their locations, primary connectivity usage, and the impacts of poor service. Shire officials will rely on data from the campaign when lobbying state and federal officials for infrastructure upgrades.
Alcobendas, MD Rutas Biosaludables tool promotes sustainable and healthy travel throughout the city
Municipal officials designed Rutas Biosaludables - Bio-healthy Routes - for use on the city's mobile app and website. Residents enter their start points, destinations, methods of travel, and travel date for step-by-step routes. Each trip can be adjusted based on the user's desire for fewer allergens, more shade or sun, quiet neighborhoods, and gradual or steep inclines. Rutas Biosaludables supports active travel decisions for healthier residents and less congested roadways.
Schenectady, NY adds Pathfinder software to police vehicles for improved patrol management
Pathfinder supports live mobile reports by officers about their patrol routes and notable community interactions. Officers on subsequent shifts can review reports on their tablets and patrol new areas within their assigned zones. Schenectady worked with local developer Transfinder on a three-month pilot involving three patrol cars. The pilot's success led to Pathfinder's installation across its 25-vehicle fleet in January 2023.
Breda, NB supports city center navigation for all with the Accessible Breda App
The Bereikbaar - Accessible - Breda App provides an overview of accessible features in Breda's city center. App users easily find rain shelters, accessible restrooms, AEDs, and other assets near local attractions. Developers included a trip planning tool that emphasizes accessible forms of transit between downtown addresses. This mobile-friendly interactive map was designed for integration into local business and organization websites.
Bolsover District Council, GB adopts PlaceBuilder interactive tool for Creswell planning engagement
The PlaceBuilder platform encourages community suggestions for town growth with an easy-to-use map. Participants select from five categories - Community, Homes & Work, Green Space, Power & Waste, and Roads - of projects for new development in Creswell. Each category presents specific ideas like shopping areas or market housing with estimated costs. PlaceBuilder users add their suggestions to the map and adjust spending options for a balanced project budget.
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Salt Lake County, UT AirView Air Quality Map leverages data from multiple sensor networks
AirView gathers real-time air quality data throughout the county from AirU, PurpleAir, and state monitoring systems. The interactive map shows current air quality down to the street level thanks to data from overlapping networks. County residents find color-coded measurements of particulate matter ranging from green for 0 micrograms per cubic meter of air (µg/m³) to dark red for 350 µg/m³. Researchers at the University of Utah helped the county with seasonal adjustments for improved accuracy.
Salt Lake County, UT
Fairfax County, VA simplifies search for retail food inspection reports with new mapping tool
The interactive map tracks health inspections of more than 3,500 permitted eateries. Users can search by restaurant name or open pinpoints from the map interface. The Retail Food Inspection Report app presents the last two years of reports for each location as downloadable PDFs. Fairfax County leveraged existing GIS tools for increased transparency of work done by the Environmental Health team. This map also improves customer service by eliminating FOIA requests for inspection records.
Fairfax County, VA
Northland Regional Council, NZ projects natural disaster risks with Natural Hazards Portal
The centerpiece of the portal is a hazard property viewer with projections for every lot in the region. Portal users enter addresses of interest and select lots for detailed information about property hazards. Each file includes estimates of risks for coastal erosion, river flooding events, and sea level impacts from 2023 through 2130. The Natural Hazards Portal educates users about environmental hazards with introductory sections on topics like flood risk management and climate change.
Northland Regional Council, NZ
King, ON By-law Investigation Map tracks enforcement efforts following public complaints
The interactive map populates monthly with official by-law complaints filed with the town. Complaints are represented by color-coded pinpoints for categories ranging from noise complaints to site alterations. Each pinpoint opens to details of the complaint including address, date issued, and officer badge number. Map users can search for specific complaints by address or file number. Local officials will adapt the map to community needs identified through a five-question user survey.
Edmonton, AB and Anti Defamation League track hate symbols in public spaces with Lighthouse solution
The jointly developed technology consists of a trio of tools for the identification of hate symbols throughout Edmonton. The Lantern mobile app for city employees supports photo uploads and reports of potential symbols in the field. The Gallery web application compares uploaded photos to the ADL's Hate on Display database for confirmation. City officials identify hotspots and schedule symbol removal using the Watch dashboard.