Long Beach Launches Open Data Portal

In January, the City of Long Beach launched an open data portal that aims to give the public clear, visual information they can use.  In addition to maps, DataLB provides access to applications that put city data in context.

Developed with ESRI, DataLB’s applications focus on visualizing the impact of initiatives and public investments.  Check it out!


Hillmap for Backcountry Travelers

Hillmap is a web based mapping app that lets you create and print free, customizable maps from high quality map layers.  You can also use Hillmap tools to calculate slope and distance, check the weather at your destination, analyze snowpack, and more.

This app is definitely handy to calculate your hiking route and check on the slope.  You can also turn on multiple overlays, like slope, weather radar, and other map information.  Give it a spin!