Case Studies

Vision Zero DC Case Study

By Kevin McMaster |

Client: DDOT Vision Zero DC Challenge: District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser launched Vision Zero in 2015 to inspire and transform DC’s roadway safety efforts and to set DC’s sights on a goal of zero fatalities or serious injuries on District streets. Since then, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has shifted to designing streets […]

Special Event Operations Case Study

By Kevin McMaster |

Client: DDOT Traffic Management Center Challenge: DDOT needed a solution to help organize special events, create event site maps, develop health and safety plans, manage event incidents and assignments, monitor public health and safety operations, and create after-action reports. Solution: SymGEO configured and deployed an ArcGIS Special Event Operations Solution to enable the hosting of […]

Academic Hub Site Case Study

By Kevin McMaster |

Client: Governors State University College of Business Challenge: Collaboration and using the best available data are keys to success at academic institutions, however, finding authoritative data and relevant training classes can be difficult without guidance. Solution: SymGEO built the pilot GSU COB Data Explorer Hub site, available for students and faculty to explore and engage […]

Ward7 Outreach Case Study

By Kevin McMaster |

Client: Ward7 Outreach Committee Challenge: Development within Washington DC is guided by a Comprehensive plan developed by the Office of Planning. Over the years, Ward7 has achieved its own distinct success, however, historic challenges have caused a rather sharp divide between Ward7 and some of its surrounding neighborhoods. Community outreach regarding what factors are considered […]

APTA Industry Footprint Case Study

By Kevin McMaster |

Client: American Public Transportation Association Challenge: Public transportation is a $74 billion industry that employs 435,000 people and supports millions of private-sector jobs. As the public transportation industry advocacy leader, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is dependent on accurate, current data to help inform critical decisions. APTA needed a platform to collect, analyze, and present […]

Urban Forestry Hub Case Study

By Kevin McMaster |

Client: DDOT Urban Forestry Division Challenge: With a long history of caring for the extensive forest canopy in DC, the Urban Forestry Division (UFD) has meticulously assembled data sets and applications to help in their forest management mission and to communicate with a variety of audiences. The UFD needed a way to effectively communicate the […]

DC Trail Rangers Case Study

By Kevin McMaster |

Client: DC Trail Rangers Challenge: Trail Rangers are a consistent and helpful presence on DC’s mixed-use, paved trails, charged with assisting trail users, improving trail conditions, and working with local agencies to keep the trails clean, bright, and clear of obstacles. To record their daily helpful activities, every trail service, maintenance task, work order request, […]

Capital Projects Case Study

By Kevin McMaster |

Client: DDOT Performance Office Challenge: The District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT‘s) mission is to enhance the quality of life for District residents and visitors by ensuring that people, goods, and information move efficiently and safely with minimal adverse impact on residents and the environment. To accomplish this goal, many transportation capital projects are being funded, […]

Capital Bikeshare Case Study

By Kevin McMaster |

Client: DDOT Capital Bikeshare Challenge: With 6000+ bikes covering 180+ square miles of the region, Capital Bikeshare is a great way to explore Metro DC and travel to and from various destination points. The network of 600+ bike stations is constantly expanding, and community feedback is an important part of deciding where to locate new stations. Solution: […]

Croatia Railway Dashboard Case Study

By Kevin McMaster |

Client: The World Bank Challenge: The World Bank partnered with a group in Croatia to gain insight into the country’s rail network, an effort that would lead to improved safety and the more efficient transport of goods. As part of this effort, the two teams inventoried Croatia’s railways to better identify sections that were at […]