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NENA Standard for NG9-1-1 GIS Data Model Available for Public Review and Comment

Wednesday, December 14, 2016   (2 Comments)
Posted by: Chris Nussman
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NENA Standard for NG9‑1‑1 GIS Data Model,NENA-STA-006.1-201X (DRAFT) is available for Public Review and Comment.This standard defines the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data Model, which supports the NENA Next Generation 9‑1‑1 (NG9‑1‑1) systems of location validation and both geospatial call or dispatch routing. This is the standard to be referenced by GIS practitioners. This model also defines several GIS data layers (layers) used in local Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) and response agency mapping applications for handling and responding to 9‑1‑1 calls. See the full document here.

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Scott Oppmann says...
Posted Monday, February 27, 2017
On Site Addresses - Instead of consciously asking for building, floor, unit room, seat, would it be better to provide primary and alternate unit designations much like USPS currently does? Gives users flexibility to designate any combination of units.
Scott Oppmann says...
Posted Monday, February 27, 2017
The road centerline layer, does not have route designations on the layer itself. Instead these are stored in a separate table. As a result, it will be difficult for users to use centerline data in a NENA format to make simple address maps with route symbols. Those route designations must first be added to the features themselves prior to map production.