GIS Planning Map Layer Sources

GIS Planning provides a series of map layers that are available to all clients.  By default we enable all layers however any can be removed or replaced with any alternate data that is provided.  These layers and sources are:

Broadband (Updated June 30th, 2016)
Source: Federal Communications Commission
Layers Included:
  • Cable
  • DSL
  • Fiber
  • Fixed Wireless
  • Other Copper Wire (nonDSL)
  • Satellite

Energy
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)
Layers Included:
  • Coal Mines
  • Crude Oil Pipelines
  • Crude Oil Terminals
  • Ethylene Crackers
  • Liquified Natural Gas Import/Export Terminals
  • Natural Gas Market Hubs
  • Natural Gas Processing Plants
  • Natural Gas Underground Storage Facilities
  • Petroleum Product Pipelines
  • Petroleum Product Terminals
  • Petroleum Refineries
  • Power Plants - Non Renewable
  • Power Plants - Renewable

Geography
Source: US Census
Layers Included:​
  • Incorporated Places (Cities)
  • Census Designated Places (Towns)
  • Townships
  • Counties
  • Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA)
  • Census Tracts


Points of Interest
Source: InfoGroup
Layers Included:
  • ​Hospitals


Post-Secondary Education
Source: National Center of Education Statistics (NCES)
Layers Included:
  • Technical Schools
  • Universities


Transportation
Source: US Department of Transportation
Layers Included:
  • Airports - Commercial
  • Airports - Public Use
  • Ports
  • Railroads - All
  • Railroads - Passenger


Incentives
Source: US Small Business Administration
Layers Included:
  • HUB Zones

 

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