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October 16, 2012

Geospatial Data Published in October of 2012 

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 Update Timeline   Summary Update Notes
  Central Database DC GIS Tools Data Catalog  
      ESRI Shapefile Google KML  
Aerial Photography          
Orthophoto 2012 Done Done Done Done 1 foot imagery from NGA
Broadband          
Wireless Hot Spot Locations Done Done Done Done update
Education          
Charter Schools Done Done Done Done changes for SY2012-2013
Elementary School Attendance Zones Done Done Done Done reassigned River Terrace to Thomas ES
Public Schools Done Done Done Done changes for SY2012-2013
School Garden Sites Done Done Done Done new layer
Environment          
Community Garden Done Done Done Done update
Green Site Done Done Done Done added community garden changes
Location          
Address Point  Done Done Done Done MAR Monthly Report
Address Alias Point Done Done Done Done MAR Monthly Report
Health          
Primary Care Sites Done Done Done Done major update
Metro          
Metro Lines - DC Done Done Done Done added rush plus service
Metro Lines - Full Done Done Done Done added rush plus service
Miscellaneous          
District Agencies Done Done Done Done added crime lab and 2 others
Liquor License Locations Done Done Done Done update
Libraries Done Done Done Done update
Notary Public Locations Done Done Done Done update
Office of Aging Lead Agency  Done Done Done Done new ward 4 lead agency site
Public Safety          
Speed Camera Locations Done Done Done Done new cameras added
Real Property and Land          
Air Rights Lots Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
Alley Frontage Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
Building Restriction Line Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
CAMA Commercial Point Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
CAMA Condominium  Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
CAMA Residential Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
Condo Lot Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
Owner Polygon Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
Owner Point Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
Parcel Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
Public Easement Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
Record Lot Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
Reservation Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
Sale Point Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
Squares Poly Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
Tax Lots Poly Done Done Done Done Read VPM Notes
Transportation          
Car Sharing Locations Done Done Done Done added vendor
DC Circulator Lines Done Done Done Done update
DC Circulator Stops Done Done Done Done update
Zoning          
Campus Zoning Done Done Done Done update
Planned Unit Development Done Done Done Done update
Overlay Zoning Done Done Done Done update
Transfer of Development Right Done Done Done Done update
Zoning Done Done Done Done 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. 

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