Leveraging GIS/Web to improve NEPA documents & preliminary engineering
Track: Architecture, Engineering, and Construction
Authors: Brian Reed
To effectively design and finish the environmental documentation for a new $1B+ 14 mile transit facility the MTA needed new processes. By building a custom enterprise geodatabase and a series of web-based GIS tools inside the Lifecycle Information Management portal. Planners and engineers were provided a common platform to view, edit and analyze information across firms and locations. The LCIM portal helped PB reduce cost, redundant work, resource impacts, and design/construction contention.