GEOG 497C
Transportation GIS

Learning Outcomes

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What will we learn?

By the end of Lesson 2, you should be able to:

  • compare and contrast different sources of roadway data which are available;
  • compare the ways Google and OSM enlist the help of volunteers to improve their roadway data;
  • describe the characteristics of the TIGER/Line shapefiles and OSM data;
  • discuss the use of Census data for transportation planning;
  • explain the purpose of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and describe how it impacts transportation projects;
  • list some details about your classmates based on your review of their video autobiographies.