Posts in category Data Development

NKAPC Work Prepares Covington for Sidewalk Repairs

Sidewalk reconstruction began last week in Latonia. The city’s contractor began replacing sidewalks with the lowest condition rating based on a citywide assessment of sidewalks that was conducted by NKAPC staff. The assessment prioritized sidewalks with significant tree root damage, cracking, and crumbling. The Latonia portion of the project is estimated to be completed during […]

Staff Develop App for Collection of Field Data Using GIS

Integrating field-collected data seamlessly into the LINK-GIS system has been a long-held goal for NKAPC staff members.  Now, new software from Esri gives GIS Department members the ability to roll out applications to anyone with a smartphone or tablet with GPS capabilities. Christy Powell, GISP, NKAPC’s Senior GIS Programmer has created two projects to show […]

GIS Staff Creating Updated, Multi-Use Address Database

“Ever searched for a needle in a haystack?  It’s a very tedious process if you don’t have a magnet!”  That is the metaphor Tom East, GISP, NKAPC’s Senior GIS Specialist, used to describe the process of finding addresses for the multi-purpose address database being built and maintained for use of LINK-GIS partners and emergency dispatch […]

New Sidewalk Inventory Provides Valuable Information

NKAPC staff undertook and completed a county-wide sidewalk inventory earlier this year.  Locations of all sidewalks, pathways, trails, and crosswalks were documented along with materials to the extent that they can be determined from aerial imagery. This information has already proven valuable in various planning projects including assessment of existing conditions for the Direction 2030 […]

Staff Pursues Kenton County Sidewalk Inventory

Most areas of urbanized Kenton County are served by sidewalks on one or both sides of the street. While this is due largely to local requirements for construction of sidewalks on both sides of the street, no data are available currently on where sidewalks exist. That’s about to change. A comprehensive inventory of sidewalks in […]

Aerial Photos of Tornado Damage

The GIS staff has created a website that allows the user to compare aerial photography in the Piner area from 2010 and March 2012.  The photography covers the area affected by the March 2nd tornado. Address: http://linkgis.org/tornado/

Let the flakes fly! New GIS tool will help residents know the status of local...

Though the weather outside is frightful, LINK-GIS users in Kenton County will soon have a tool that is so delightful! With the click of the mouse, they will be able to find the work status of snow and ice removal crews for roads they travel during a snow event. Chris Warneford, Kenton County’s public works […]

RFP Has Been Issued for Upcoming Aerial Imagery and Digital Data Acquisition

RFP Document and Technical Specifications for: Aerial Imagery Acquisition, Digital Orthoimagery Production, LiDAR Acquisition, Digital Elevation Dataset Production, Digital Oblique Aerial Imagery Acquisition/Production & Associated Application Software, and Photogrammetric Updates and New Compilation of GIS Planimetric Mapping Please use this link to view the RFP To download the county boundaries, grid layout and monumentation control, […]

Aerial Photos Through the Years Available on LINK-GIS Website

Among many recent changes and improvements to the LINK-GIS website was the addition of the Historic Imagery widget.  This tool is available on the LINK-GIS Map Viewer.  Users are able to transition images from an eleven year span to see changes to buildings, roads, and land cover.  Aerial photos from 1999, 2004, 2007, and 2010 […]

Additional polling place information

In addition to the precinct maps available in the online store and the precincts and polling information available in the LinkGIS Viewer, we are pleased to announce additional information available about the polling locations.  Each polling location has a two hyperlinks.  One connects to a photo of the location while the other links to driving […]