Skip to Content

Accelerating Action for Resilient, Efficient Urban Infrastructure

How a geographic approach strengthens operational intelligence and coordinates climate action

A collage shows inset images of Little Island at Pier 55, wind farms, a construction worker, and bike lanes overlaying a map of Manhattan

Learn how leading global cities like New York are using geospatial technology to make infrastructure improvements with high-impact outcomes

In the face of escalating pressures from climate impacts and operational demands, the world's urban areas must take action to strengthen critical systems against location-specific risks. As it is with so much else, New York can be a beacon for the world; a laboratory for the boldest ideas; and the arena to fight urgent crises like climate change, social inequities, and aging infrastructure.

In this ebook, you'll read success stories from New York and other innovative cities that are using smart maps and other geospatial technology to achieve resilience and equity through the following:

  • Collecting, analyzing, and sharing data
  • Spatially enabling operations
  • Achieving real-time intelligence
  • Integrating important business systems
  • Improving transparency and speeding consensus
  • Bringing stakeholders together for shared solutions

Get the ebook