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Five US Departments of Transportation Upload 270,000 miles of Road Data to Mapillary to Understand Road Safety

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:23am

Five state DOTs, including Arizona, uploaded photologs to Mapillary to help improve the way infrastructure and road safety are studied.


Dino Bones and Drones: Thornton, Colo., Draws a Line in the Sand

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:07pm

The unexpected discovery of dinosaur fossils at a construction site drew in a swarm of drone enthusiasts. The increased activity prompted city leaders to pass new rules about where the device can fly without facing stiff penalties.


Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Establishing 2020 Census Committee

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:53am

It's now one year until Census Day.  On April 1, 2019, Governor Doug Ducey issued an executive order creating the Arizona Complete Count Committee (AZCCC). The committee will be tasked with developing a plan to achieve the most full and accurate count of Arizona residents during the 2020 United States Census, which will take place on April 1, 2020. 


Important Update for ArcGIS and TLS

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:09am

Only April 16, Esri will be updating ArcGIS Online to use only TLS version 1.2, which may affect your use of the service.  Learn more about how to prepare for the change by reading this article.


Women Pioneers of Geospatial Intelligence

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 10:35am

In celebration of International Women’s Day, which was on 3/8, this article recognizes several women who worked or contributed to geospatial intelligence and the evolution of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).



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