[sf-lug] geoprocessing help

Clyde Jones slash5toaster at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 15:17:23 PDT 2009

Don't forget all the freely available GIS data from the USGS and the
Census department.


On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 12:30, toya<toya at linefeed.org> wrote:
> Thank you all for the replies, it help me a lot. I will start contacting
> the MTA and CloudMade people.
> :)
> Toya
> Jeff Bragg wrote:
>> You might try San Francisco State University's Dept. of Geosciences at
>> http://tornado.sfsu.edu/.  There are various contact names and methods
>> listed on the site.  Of course, the university is so strapped due to
>> budget cuts, etc that they are not accepting new students for the fall
>> semester, so I have no idea how cooperative or available they'll be.
>> You could also try SF Government pages at http://www.sfgov.org/; one
>> of the transportation- or housing-related agencies might have that
>> information.  Or you could skip straight to San Francisco Municipal
>> Transportation Agency at http://www.sfmta.com/cms/home/sfmta.php.  And
>> nextbus <http://www.nextbus.com/> has to be getting bus locations from
>> somewhere, though their information is more likely to describe bus
>> routes than neighborhood boundaries (and I have no idea what they'd be
>> willing to share).
>> Good luck with your search.
>> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 9:03 AM, toya <toya at linefeed.org
>> <mailto:toya at linefeed.org>> wrote:
>>     Hi,
>>     I am working on a website that works with maps API etc. Is a free
>>     software people are developing in Brazil and I want to start
>>     testing it
>>     for SF.
>>     I was wondering if anyone here could give me a hint of where I can get
>>     some data about San Francisco. If there is any geoprocessing
>>     department
>>     of universities here that I could get in touch to get this data.
>>     Pretty much I am looking for latitude and longitude data for the
>>     neighborhoods of SF. For a city in Brazil we could get this data with
>>     the university department of geoprocessing, so I think some university
>>     here might be able to help me out with it.
>>     I appreciate any help.
>>     Toya
>>     SFCCP.net
>>     _______________________________________________
>>     sf-lug mailing list
>>     sf-lug at linuxmafia.com <mailto:sf-lug at linuxmafia.com>
>>     http://linuxmafia.com/mailman/listinfo/sf-lug
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> _______________________________________________
>> sf-lug mailing list
>> sf-lug at linuxmafia.com
>> http://linuxmafia.com/mailman/listinfo/sf-lug
> _______________________________________________
> sf-lug mailing list
> sf-lug at linuxmafia.com
> http://linuxmafia.com/mailman/listinfo/sf-lug

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With
our thoughts, we make the world.

More information about the sf-lug mailing list