The city of Ventura in California now has its GIS data online in several public interactive maps (Esri Flex) and downloadable static maps (pdf). The analysts say they are able to offer GIS to the public because of advances in computer browsers, so individual users don’t have to invest in expensive mapping software to use the maps. It is part of the city’s ongoing emphasis on implementing technology to support its services.
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Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern. firstname.lastname@example.org