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October 18, 2011

Geospatial Data Published in October 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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New data published in http://data.dc.gov

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 Catalog  
Education          
Charter School ChrtSchPt Done Done 10/19/2011 reflects 2011-2012 school year
Public School PubSchPt Done Done 10/19/2011 reflects 2011-2012 school year
Environment          
Street Tree  StreetTreePt Done Done 10/19/2011 update
Green Site GreenSitePt Done Done 10/19/2011 added more Green Buildings
Health          
Primary Care Site AddressPt Done Done 10/19/2011 MAR Monthly Report
Address Point (condo and unit tables incl.) AddressPt Done Done 10/19/2011 MAR Monthly Report
Address Alias Point AddressAliasPt Done Done 10/19/2011 MAR Monthly Report
Miscellaneous          
Leaf Boundary LeafBoundaryPly Done Done 10/19/2011 contains 2011 leaf pickup dates
Notary Public NotaryPublicPt Done Done 10/19/2011 update
Office of Aging Lead Agency Site OALeadAgencyPt Done Done 10/19/2011 several changes
Retail Priority Area RetailPriorityAreaPly Done Done 10/19/2011 revised bndy around metro stations
RSA One Stop RSAOneStopPt Done Done 10/19/2011 new sites
Sidewalk Café SidewalkCafePt Done Done 10/19/2011 new layer
Public Safety          
Red Light Camera RedLightCameraPt Done Done 10/19/2011 new cameras along major routes
Speed Camera SpeedCameraPt Done Done 10/19/2011 new layer
Real Property and Land          
Air Rights Lots AirRightLotsPly Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Alley Frontage AlleyLn Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Assessment Neighborhoods AsNbhdPly Done Done 10/19/2011 minor updates
Assessment SubNeighborhood AsSubNbhdPly Done Done 10/19/2011 minor updates
Building Restriction Line BuildingRestrictionLn Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
CAMA Commercial Point CamaCommPt Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
CAMA Condominium  CamaCondoPt Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
CAMA Residential CamResPt Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Condo Lot CondoLotsPly Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Highway Plan Line HighwayPlanLn Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Owner Polygon (Common Ownership Layer) OwnerPly Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Owner Point OwnerPt Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Parcel ParcelsLotsPly Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Public Easement PublicEasementsLn Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Record Lot RecordLotsPly Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Reservation ReservationsPly Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Sale Point SalePt Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Squares Poly SquaresPly Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Tax Lots Poly TaxLotsPly Done Done 10/19/2011 Read VPM Notes
Transportation          
Metro Entrance Location MetroEntPt Done Done 10/19/2011 added separate Elevator entrances
Metro Station MetroStnFullPt Done Done 10/19/2011 updated web links
DC Circulator Stop DCCirculatorPt Done Done 10/19/2011 altered stops along Maine ave sw
DC Circulator Route DCCirculatorLn Done Done 10/19/2011 altered route along Maine ave sw
Other Bus Line OtherBusLin Done Done 10/19/2011 new bike share locations added
Other Bus Stop OtherBusPt Done Done 10/19/2011 removed tourmobile
Street Roadway Segment StreetCenterlineLn Done Done 10/19/2011 removed tourmobile
Street Centerline StreetSegmentLn Done Done 10/19/2011 update
Street Light StreetLight Done Done 10/19/2011 update
Zoning          
Campus Zoning Campus Done Done 10/19/2011 update
Planned Unit Development PUD Done Done 10/19/2011 update
Overlay Zoning OverlayZoning Done Done 10/19/2011 update
Transfer of Development Right TDRZone Done Done 10/19/2011 update
Zoning Zoning Done Done 10/19/2011 update

 

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. 

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