Since 1990, 185 New Yorkers had lost their lives along Queens Boulevard — most of them pedestrians — and Mayor Bill de Blasio decided it was time to stop this so-called “Boulevard of Death” from killing again.
The technology ecosystem aiding land surveyors and GIS professionals of today is rapidly advancing, incorporating more features and functions that are enabling faster deliverables in sleeker and smaller form factors.
As always happens, nothing stays the same. On Feb. 23, 2016, both the American Land Title Association (ALTA) and The National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) adopted an updated set of survey standards.
In the April 2017 issue of POB, find out how 3D tools played a role in the renovation of the Institute of Civil Engineers headquarters in London. Also, POB releases the results of its 2017 3D Surveying Trends Study.