Local GIS in Massachusetts
Pioneering Spirit: Few communities use the same implementation approach.
Community GIS is most common in Eastern/Central Mass. (metro-Boston & metro-Worcester)
West Springfield is among a growing minority of Communities in Western Mass implementing GIS.
There are Some GIS Resources/Help Available:
- MassGIS: State-level environmental GIS data & resource office (www.state.ma.us/mgis)
- Regional Planning Agencies: Pioneer Valley Planning Commission is located in the West Springfield Municipal Office Building