GIS in Cambridge, Massachusetts

GIS in Cambridge Massachusetts


The Geographic Information System (GIS) program has been active in Cambridge, MA since the early 90’s. From the very beginning, the team has been focused on providing spatial data and mapping resources to both internal City Staff and the local community. This Story Map will give you a brief overview of the history of GIS in Cambridge, explain who the team is and what they are responsible for, and show you a quick look at the many services they offer to both city employees and Cambridge residents.


GIS and Cambridge Communities


Esri ArcGIS Online, Esri Story Map

Key people:

Katie Grillo


City of Cambridge, MA

Learn more:

View Online Map



About the author

Amanda Murby

Amanda is a Ph.D. candidate with the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of New Hampshire. She is involved in several collaborative research projects focused on monitoring toxic cyanobacteria in water, air and within food webs. More info