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HOW GIS HELPS IN URBAN PLANNING

How GIS Helps in Urban Planning

GIS is an amazing technological tool that empowers urban planners with enhanced visibility into data. GIS tools help monitor fluctuations over time, gauge the feasibility of proposed projects, evaluate the viability of location, modeling and predict the effects of trends on the environment.

GIS contributes to urban planning with its ability to better understand the current needs of a city, and then design to fulfill those needs. By processing geospatial data from satellite imaging, aerial photography, and remote sensors, GIS helps urban planners gain a detailed perspective on land and infrastructure.

7 WAYS GIS HELPS URBAN PLANNERS: 

  • GIS expertise, tools, and technologies help run a variety of queries and analytics using data to evaluate how new construction will fit in with existing infrastructure and meet regulatory demands.


  • Using GIS software, researchers can generate visualizations of any area’s current environmental conditions to allow urban planners draw comparisons between the anticipated results of an area’s proposed development plans.


  • GIS software shows all relevant stakeholders exactly what the changes on the ground will look like. These visualizations can help planners make better decisions as regards building, construction, and planning. 


  • Researchers and Geospatial experts can use GIS technologies to review and map the environmental impact of construction frameworks in a particular area for better decision making.   


  • When experts perform land use analysis, it can provide a guide to new architectural development towards areas that are less prone to damage from natural and man-made disasters.


  • Geographic information can be synthesized with financial data and budgeting; this can help to revitalize an urban area in need of new businesses.

 

  • GIS can also map urban development and commercialization in an area to determine the best location for businesses to thrive. 

 

Technological tools and advancements in GIS assist Urban planners across both public and private sector employ data-driven methods to address a wide array of issues that have long-term implications for communities and the surrounding landscape.

 

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