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About hawkeyemaps

Providing freelance mapping and GIS services.

Americans shift to alternative transportation, but not for the trip to work.

The young and old drive less and less. Baby boomers downsize and move back to the city. Transit is chic. These are the popular narratives that captivate urbanists, minimalists, and transportation planners, and make us glow with optimism. Yet driving … Continue reading

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Bike/Ped GIS Route Analysis

Below is a link to a presentation I gave for a webinar organized by the NY State GIS Association’s Transportation Professional Affiliation Group last month. This first presentation is on a Safe Routes to School Project developed by the Ohio … Continue reading

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TPD Paper

In the Fall, I wrote a paper about land value capture for a course called “Transportation History and Policy”, taught by Catherine Lawson at SUNY-Albany. I submitted the paper to the American Planning Association’s Transportation Planning Division (TPD) student paper … Continue reading

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GIS-T Paper

In the Fall, I did a GIS analysis (see post below) and wrote a paper on bike share trip density in New York City. This was my term project for a course called “Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning”, taught by Jeff … Continue reading

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Visualizing Bikeshare Data

Something I’m working on …

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Buffalo’s Neighborhood Caf├ęs

Just for fun, and because my recent data/mapping energies have been channeled into a project for the Western New York Law Center instead of this blog, I thought I’d post a poster-map-gift I made for a holiday party with fellow … Continue reading

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Buffalo NY In Rem 47 Foreclosure Listing

For those interested in Buffalo’s 2013 tax foreclosure auction – or just housing in the area in general – here is a map of the city’s first publication of the In Rem 47 foreclosure listing (5,409 properties), available here. More … Continue reading

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