SPATS has one of the most comprehensive databases for planning purposes – we are working together to apply this data to our everyday lives and decisions. Using the Tourism brand, Spartanburg is “revolutionary” we are revolutionizing the way we travel in Spartanburg, reinventing the use of our resources as the County grows and as technology grows.
The website takes GIS data that was assembled for two “static” report-style documents, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan and the Tourism Action Plan and Feasibility Study, and integrates them into a dynamic, interactive online environment.
ESRI is the leading producer of GIS technology used by the majority of local governments, state agencies and federal agencies in South Carolina.Adobe FLEX software development kit (SDK) is standard for developing rich websites.
Developing weighting criteria for route creation based upon mode of transportation.Creating the path of least resistance.
SPATS is one of South Carolina’s first agencies to adopt the standard local government data templates
Enter destinations and Get Detections. Route is generated with turn by turn directions with additional information of total distance and travel time.Destinations can also be entered by using the tool: Or by simply clinking on a Destination Point
New route is generated by changing the mode of transportation to CyclingThe route is generated utilizing the BLOS data and travel time to calculate the least resistance.Bicycle racks are displayed on the map when in Cycling mode.
New route is generated by changing the mode of transportation to Walking:Criteria for generating a walking route includes:Trails set with highest prioritySidewalk set with second prioritySidewalks are displayed when in walking mode.
Add a destination by searching and choosing from a list of results.Sort the routs for a efficiency:
Browse destination points of interest by category and type. Add destination from the results list.
Customize map using the legend control to turn on and off elements. Adjust the transparency using the sliding bar:Fade the Streets & Labels using the sliding:
Spats online mapping tool presentation 16 oct12
SPATS “Revolutionize Your Route”Online Mapping ToolAn integrated multimodal routing andtourism destination tool for Spartanburg County1ttp://220.127.116.11/RevolutionizeYourRoute/
PURPOSE• Transportation tool –think differently aboutyour “trip” – what areyour options?• Planning tool• Economicdevelopment tool• Physical Activity tool• Tourism experiencesFree service that takes awealth of planninginformation and makes itaccessible to the publicin a dynamic and “live”online experienceFOCUSFUTURE• Regional application –expand to other counties• Mobile application• Additional informationavailable regarding trails2
Collaboration• SPATS MPO - Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan• Tourism Action Committee - Tourism Action Plan andFeasibility Study• Spartanburg County, GIS – Base GIS Data3
DevelopmentBase Technology• ESRI ArcServer• ESRI Network Analyst• ESRI ArcGIS API for FLEX• Adobe FLEX SDK4