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April 11-12: Cook County Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management to offer cybersecurity/community preparedness classes

February 23, 2018 – 10:23 am | 309 views
cyber attack

April 11-12, 2018, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Essentials of Cybersecurity / Community Preparedness for Cyber Incidents
at Cook County Emergency Operations Center
15900 S Cicero, Oak Forest, IL 60452
The Cook County Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management …

SSMMA’s GIS team uses multimedia map for storytelling about Complete Streets

February 1, 2018 – 11:38 am | 398 views
complete streets story map

SSMMA’s GIS team has created a fantastic new multimedia story map for resources on Complete Streets planning.
The Complete Streets and Trails Plan, adopted last summer by SSMMA’s Board and Executive Committee, reflects the commitment and the high …

MWRD offers geographic information system assistance

January 31, 2018 – 3:40 pm | 292 views
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From the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
MWRD is offering global positioning units (GPS) to provide sewer system owners resources to begin mapping their sewer systems in GIS or improve their existing sewer system map. …

Dolton/other communities welcome newly released interactive map of Chicago’s tree canopy

August 16, 2017 – 10:13 am | 342 views
Tree map

In June, the Chicago Regional Tree Initiative and Morton Arboretum released what they say is the most comprehensive tree canopy data set of any region in the U.S., covering 284 municipalities in the Chicago area. …

MWRD has global positioning units (GPS) to map sewer systems

March 27, 2017 – 11:32 am | 574 views
MWRD has global positioning units (GPS) to map sewer systems

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) is pleased to offer global positioning units (GPS) to provide sewer system owners resources to begin mapping their sewer systems in GIS or improve their existing …

SSMMA’s GIS Consortium welcomes Thornton and Alsip / adds a GPS Program to services

September 26, 2016 – 11:57 am | 639 views
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GIS Updates
By Dennis Latto
1. We would like to welcome two new members to the SSMMA GIS Consortium! The Village of Alsip and the Village of Thornton’s boards have recently approved the resolution to become SSMMA’s …

SSMMA welcomes new GIS Analyst Tamara Freihat

August 31, 2016 – 12:15 pm | 933 views
Tamara

Please join us in welcoming SSMMA GIS Analyst Tamara Freihat. She will be responsible for creating, updating, and managing feature classes such as building footprints, infrastructure, and zoning; uploading and managing geospatial data in web …

Metra to add free Wi-Fi to 50 more cars

August 25, 2016 – 9:58 am | 732 views
Metra to add free Wi-Fi to 50 more cars

Metra plans to expand the number of rail cars with free cellular Wi-Fi hot spots by 50 cars to a total of 62, officials said Wednesday.
At the commuter rail service’s monthly board meeting, CEO Don …