Geospatial tools and methods have already become a cornerstone in these initiatives, equipping urban planners with insights into a community’s needs. Planners can make better decisions when they have access to information and visualizations that show where residents live, their proximity to necessities like grocery stores and how they commute to work. With a plethora of data, government agencies and nonprofit organizations can determine where best to place a recreational area or how to adapt a public transportation system to meet a community’s changing requirements.

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