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This page has been created for MAGIP members to share articles, publications, or projects with fellow members. While the "Publications" page has been created solely for publications created by MAGIP, this page has been dedicated for you. We hope that as a MAGIP member, you will consider utilizing this page as a way to contribute to our GIS community!

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Lewis and Clark County 2011 Bike/Pedestrian Documentation Project
1/12/2012 – Submitted by Jason Danielson

Lewis and Clark County, along with several volunteers, continued its ongoing research of alternative transportation by hosting its first-ever bike and pedestrian counts. The Bike/Pedestrian Documentation Project is intended to measure  these modes at selected locations, with results and data to be shared with local planners, bicycle and pedestrian organizations, and community commuters. Upon receiving data from volunteers at 15 locations within Helena’s city limit, Lewis and Clark County/City of Helena GIS Services created a document including the following information:

Additional Information:

May 10 Helena Independent Record Article (1st Bike Pedestrian count)

US Topo – The Next Generation of Topographic Maps
9/22/2011 - Submitted by Lance Clampitt

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has introduced the next generation of topographic maps coined the US Topo.  The US Topo is an electronic map that follows the National Aerial Imagery Program 3 year revision cycle and includes an image background, roads, names, contours and hydrography within a 1:24,000-scale layout.  US Topo maps are know available for the state of Montana, are free and available for download through the USGS Store.  Read more about the US Topo on the web 

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