|GP: Introducing a basis of geographical transport related data, Uniform transport vector map (UTVM) - Czech|
This is a national project that integrates data on all kinds of transport infrastructure in the Czech Republic (railway, road, air and domestic water transport) into a single geographical database. Other important data are added at all levels of administrational division of the country, prospective projects, various types of protected areas, regional plans, etc. All the data are continuously updated.
UTVM is used by the Ministry of Transport and Communications as a help in the decision making process, and it is also used for the needs of state authorities and regional administration. It can be used by regional and other offices in the process of creating regional plans, etc.
Planned Course and Objectives:
* Uniform transport vector map in the Intergraph GeoMedia, ArcView and MapInfo formats to be used by organizations managing the transport infrastructure
The Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Czech Republic
Duration of the Project:
Started in 1996, an ongoing project
Vít Sedmidubský, S 22 - Transport Informatics Section
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