City water networks are inspected regularly. CCTV footage helps confirm replacement scheduling. These are algorithmically generated, and are not always that reliable. Lets make some information visible.
Pokie machines… a questionable social vice or good fun. Regardless of your point of view, they are certainly profitable. Palmerston North City and Ashhurst spent $4,623,896.06 on them in 2017. That’s $57.70 per person in a city of 80,000. Continue reading “A Pokie Question”
When mapping at a local scale we’re usually trying to show some sort of targeted data. This makes context important, but not so much that it takes away from the data your trying to show. Continue reading “The Value of Building Footprints”
While working on a project I came across this effect. I was trying to render a height map, for both the country Continue reading “DEM effects”
For many people, a city’s success is judged aesthetically. Basically how pleasant an environment is it. Continue reading “Cleaning up the City – Graffiti”
Looking over the invoices for council I found $##redacted (large sum of money, larger than I was ultimately aloud to publish on the infographic or my blog ) being spent on illegal dumping every year. That is an impressive sum of money for a small city. So I’m producing a map to show the annual cost and distribution of illegal dumping in the City; while telling the story of how long it take the council to pick the trash up. The data has been collected using Survey123 and Workforce and visualized in ArcGIS pro. Continue reading “Trash Mapping with ArcPro”
A lot of manual work can be avoided by using scripts to automate the processes. However, you inevitably end up with a lot of scripts to automate different pieces of a process. Continue reading “The Power of Python Toolboxes”