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February 08, 2011

Geospatial Data Published in February of 2011 

OCTO works to keep geospatial data current and introduces new and valuable GIS layers to the District government and public.

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Learn about the most recent GIS data updates to the District's comprehensive geospatial database.

The DC GIS program operates a data maintenance and enhancement program to keep data current and introduce new and valuable GIS layers to the District government and public. The most recent data additions and updates to the DC GIS data services are:

 

Layer Name Feature Class Name Update Date Summary Update Notes
    Central Database DC GIS Tools Data Download  
Office of Aging          
Lead Agency Site OALeadAgencyPt Done Done 2/11/2011 1 changed, 2 moved to new sites
Senior Service Network Site SeniorServiceNetworkPt Done Done 2/11/2011 update
Administrative Area          
Non Proft Tax Abatement Area NonProfitTaxAbatementPly Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer
Cultural          
Heritage Trail Plaques HeritagePt Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer
Demographic          
Census Block - 2010 BlockPly Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer, just geography
Census Block Group - 2010 BlockGroupPly Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer, just geography
Census Tract - 2010 TractPly Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer, just geography
Education          
Charter School ChrtSchPt Done Done 2/11/2011 fixed records that lacked geometry
Independent (Private) School IndSchPt Done Done 2/11/2011 removed 3, moved 2 schools
Public School PubSchPt Done Done 2/11/2011 Takoma moved to Meyer temporarily
Environment          
Air Emissions AirEmissionPt Done Done 2/11/2011 update
Hazardous Waste Site HazardousWastePt Done Done 2/11/2011 update
Toxic Release Inventory Site ToxicReleaseInventoryPt Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer - areas merged into 1 bndy
Marina MarinaPt Done Done 2/11/2011 Several new boad clubs added
Street Tree StreetTreePt Done Done 2/11/2011 update
Water Discharge Location WaterDischargePt Done Done 2/11/2011 update
Location          
Address Point AddressPt Done Done 2/11/2011 MAR Monthly Report
Address Alias Point AddressAliasPt Done Done 2/11/2011 MAR Monthly Report
Miscellaneous          
Embassy EmbassyPt Done Done 2/11/2011 Added, moved, and removed some
Grocery Store GroceryStorePt Done Done 2/11/2011 update from OP
Hotel HotelPt Done Done 2/11/2011 Contains updates through Aug. 2010
Library LibraryPt Done Done 2/11/2011 Tenley - Friendship Library reopened
Post Office PostOfficePt Done Done 2/11/2011 several added POs
Real Property and Land          
Air Rights Lots AirRightLotsPly Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
Alley Frontage AlleyLn Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
Building Restriction Line BuildingRestrictionLn Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
CAMA Commercial Point CamaCommPt Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
CAMA Condominium  CamaCondoPt Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
CAMA Residential CamResPt Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
Highway Plan Line HighwayPlanLn Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
Owner Polygon (Common Ownership Layer) OwnerPly Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
Owner Point OwnerPt Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
Parcel ParcelsLotsPly Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
Public Easement PublicEasementsLn Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
Record Lot RecordLotsPly Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
Reservation ReservationsPly Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
Sale Point SalePt Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
Squares Poly SquaresPly Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
Tax Lots Poly TaxLotsPly Done Done 2/11/2011 Read VPM Notes
Transportation          
Capital Bike Share CapitalBikeSharePt Done Done 2/11/2011  
DC Circulator Stop DCCirculatorPt Done Done 2/11/2011 finalized stop locations
DC Circulator Route DCCirculatorLn Done Done 2/11/2011 finalized routes
Other Bus Line OtherBusLn Done Done 2/11/2011 removed circulator
Other Bus Stop OtherBusPt Done Done 2/11/2011 removed circulator
Pavement Marking PavementMarking Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer
Snow Emergency Route SnowEmergencyRte Done Done 2/11/2011 update for this snow season
Street Centerline StreetSegmentLn Done Done 2/11/2011  
Street Roadway Segment StreetCenterlineLn Done Done 2/11/2011  
Traffic Cabinet TrafficCabinet Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer
Traffic Camera TrafficCamera Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer
Traffic Pole TrafficPole Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer
Traffic Sign TrafficSign Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer
Traffic Push Button TrafficPushButton Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer
Traffic Signal TrafficSignal Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer
Traffic Signal Arm TrafficSignalArm Done Done 2/11/2011 new layer
Zoning          
Campus Zoning Campus Done Done 2/11/2011 updated including new schema
Planned Unit Development PUD Done Done 2/11/2011 updated including new schema
Overlay Zoning OverlayZoning Done Done 2/11/2011 updated including new schema
Transfer of Development Right TDRZone Done Done 2/11/2011 updated including new schema
Zoning Zoning Done Done 2/11/2011 updated including new schema

 

For District government, the data is available in the DC GIS Central geodatabase, accessible through Citrix on the DC GIS tool bar.

For the public, the data is accessible through the DC GIS Data Clearinghouse/Catalog search engine. Enter a keyword or layer name into the search field to return metadata and download options. Download options are available for both ESRI and Google formats. DC GIS data can also filtered by layer theme for grouped results.  The advanced search allows for specialized searching. 

If you have any comments about the site or experience any difficulties, please email us.

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