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Wednesday, May 22 • 11:00am - 11:30am
Using the Power of GIS to Collect, Mine and Analyze Sidewalk and Curb Ramp Inventory and Condition Data

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Using Collector for ArcGIS, the City of Vancouver was able to collect asset and condition information for over 10k curb ramps and 620 center-line miles of sidewalk. Along with the sidewalk and curb ramp asset information, the city collected roughly 170k defect points along the sidewalks. The defects that were collected were used to determine the condition of each sidewalk segment and curb ramp. Additionally, as part of the project, the city hired a planning consultant, who helped identify pedestrian demand across the entire city. This resulted in a layer with 5 demand classes (1 being lowest demand and 5 being highest demand). The demand information was used to help identify sidewalk and curb ramp priority. Finally, using all of the collected data, the city built several dashboards and other web tools that allows managers and leaders to visualize and mine the collected data. Today the city uses a combination of these tools and others to communicate and track sidewalk issues, repairs, and correspondence with property owners.

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Eugene Durshpek

GIS Supervisor, City of Vancouver
I have been with the City of Vancouver since May of 2005. When I started, the City was migrating from RJN Cassworks asset/work management software which was not integrated with GIS. I played a key role in moving Public Works towards embracing GIS and integrating GIS with the current... Read More →


Wednesday May 22, 2019 11:00am - 11:30am
GTCC RM 317 Tacoma Convention Center, 1500 Commerce St, Tacoma, WA 98402

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