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Esri News for Public Works

Summer 2013

Esri News for Public Works, published twice a year, provides the GIS public works community with insightful stories and information.

Model Predictions: GIS Helps Public Works Manage Assets


Model Predictions


An increasing number of local governments have recognized the advantage of including GIS technology in their predictive modeling processes.
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American City & County, April 2013


Lidar, Building Information Modeling, and GIS Converge

Lidar, Building Information Modeling, and GIS Converge The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District is studying the practical business applications of integrating 3D design and construction data into its enterprise GIS environment.
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ArcNews, Spring 2013

From the Trenches

David Totman By David Totman, Esri Public Works Industry Manager
I always look forward to moderating the public works track at Esri's User Conference because I get to meet the presenters personally and hear their success stories.
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Seeing the Signs

Liberty and Montrose Glendale, California, has implemented a sign management system that uses ArcGIS to help organize and display sign information more easily for office and field-workers.
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ArcNews, Spring 2013

Finnish City Enlists GIS against Annual Snow Assault

Pori, Finland Snowplowing operations in Pori, Finland, were inefficiently managed until GIS technology helped generate route optimization models, yielding savings in both time and fuel costs.
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ArcNews, Summer 2013

Website Helps Discover, Explore, and Improve US City Parks

The Trust for Public Land ParkScore Project The Trust for Public Land ParkScore Project rates how well the 40 largest cities in the United States are meeting the need for public parks.
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ArcNews, Winter 2012/2013

City of Surrey, British Columbia, Streamlines Operations with Cityworks

Four times a year, the City of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, conducts sector checks of the city's road network to record any problems for its maintenance and management program.
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GISuser, January 2013