NYCityMap 9.0 Release Notes

Data Feedback

We’ve added a data feedback form to NYCityMap so that you can provide feedback to us regarding missing data, new data, or erroneous data.

Depending on the type of feedback you are providing the form will walk you through a series of questions to collect as much information as possible so that we can accurately incorporate your feedback. We look forward to hearing from you.

Other Map Themes

As you may already know, NYCityMap is built on the Webmap framework. This framework is available for city agencies to use in publishing their own spatial data. With this release we’ve added links to some of these web applications directly from NYCityMap.

SCOUT

The SCOUT application displays a map of the last date each community district was inspected by the SCOUT team. Searching for a specific location provides a map of specific service request locations created by the SCOUT team.

Transportation

The DOTMap provides access to a wealth of Transportation specific spatial data such as bike routes, truck routes, traffic cameras, ferry terminals and more.

Ability to view Subway Lines at Borough Level

In previous releases of NYCityMap it was only possible to view Subway Lines at the Neighborhood level. This is the level at which Subway Stations are also visible. With NYCityMap 9.0 you now have the ability to turn on the Subway layer at the Borough level and view the lines without the stations. You can still zoom into the Neighborhood level to view stations though.

New Business Acceleration Team

New Business Acceleration Team (NBAT) locations were added to the City Programs menu.

NBAT is a new initiative providing eligible new restaurants, bars, bakeries, and butcher shops a streamlined program to become “kitchen ready.” NBAT transforms the way entrepreneurs deal with City government by working with new businesses to help open their doors more quickly, reduce costs, and provide jobs for the community.

Click here to learn more about the NYC New Business Acceleration Team.

Homeless Services – Homebase & Law Project

Homeless Services – Homebase and Law Project were added to the Resident Services menu.

Homeless Services – Homebase

Homebase is designed to help low-income families and individuals overcome their housing crisis that could result in becoming homeless, and to develop a plan for long-term housing stability. Services include:

  • Family or tenant/landlord mediation
  • Household budgeting
  • Emergency rental assistance
  • Job search assistance
  • Benefits advocacy

Click here to learn more about the Homebase program from the NYC Department of Homeless Services.

Homeless Services – Law Project

The Homelessness Prevention Law Project provides comprehensive, flexible and individualized legal and related services to help ensure that low-income families and individuals retain their housing and avoid becoming homeless. Services may include:

  • Preparation and filing of court papers
  • Negotiations with landlords
  • Court appearances
  • Enforcement of legal rent levels and apartment conditions

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