OpenDataPhilly Updates and other Government GIS News
Among the new data accessible through OpenDataPhilly: bike racks, census data, buildings on the Registry of Historic Places, impervious surfaces, and schools.
The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor [regional development org in Ontario, Canada], chaired today the first meeting of an advisory panel of leading experts to provide the Government with advice and guidance on its Open Government activities.
Among the members: Alex Miller, President and Founder, ESRI Canada, Alex Howard of O'Reilly, and Vivek Kundra of Salesforce.com.'
GCN looks at the state of geoportal.gov and how EPA, NOAA and USDA are planning to use it.