Using GIS for Safe Routes to School Funding

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) is a national and international program to help children bike and walk to school in a safe, easy and fun environment. The program encourages children to be active, reversing the rise in child obesity. Statistics over the years have shown a steady decline in both children walking and bicycling to…

Canada and the United States Share the Longest (Not So) Straight Border in the World

Here’s a well produced 5-minute video packed with trivial tidbits that’s recently been re-circulated throughout several GIS-related social media venues. The AE2S GIS Blog is sharing this because it’s quite fascinating to see how much surveying, a craft we specialize in, has evolved since this primitive attempt to carve a continent. The 49th parallel is…