5 Interactive Maps and the Questions They Answer

by Mardee Handler Dating back to the early explorers, maps were tools used to help uncover buried treasures... Now, many maps have become treasures in their own right. If a picture is worth a thousand words, an interactive map can often encapsulate an entire story,...

GIS Serves the Public in More Ways than Meets the Eye

by guest contributor Ted Steinbrecher Thanks to online mapping tools such as Google Maps or MapQuest, even the “map-challenged” among us can access driving directions from Point A to Point B, whether cross-town or across the country. Navigation systems can help...

Striving for Online Excellence – Part 1: Function

Increasing government accountability, educating citizens, and providing financial disclosure are among the key functions of today’s best municipal web sites. This first installment in MuniNet Guide’s “Striving for Online Excellence” three-part series examines these and other objectives of top-notch state, county and local government sites.

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