The District of Columbia

Speed Camera

Speed Camera

by Metropolitan Police Department on 20120824

Keywords
About: traffic, law enforcement, safety, automobile, police, public safety
Taking place at: Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, DC, DC GIS, DCGIS

Abstract


Speed Camera locations. The dataset contains locations and attributes of speed cameras, created as part of the DC Geographic Information System (DC GIS) for the D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) and participating D.C. government agencies.

All DC GIS data is stored and exported in Maryland State Plane coordinates NAD 83 meters.

METADATA CONTENT IS IN PROCESS OF VALIDATION AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Purpose

This data is used for the planning and management of Washington, D.C. by local government agencies.

Use constraints

Acknowledgment of the DC Geographic Information Systems Program (DC GIS). The District of Columbia Government makes no claims as to the completeness, accuracy or content of any data contained hereon, and makes no representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, the warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use, nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein.

Point of contact

GIS Data Coordinator
in Office of the Chief Technology Officer

441 4th St NW, Suite 930 South
Washington DC, 20001, USA

fax: 202-727-5660
hours: 9am - 5pm

Credits

Metropolitan Police Department

Data accuracy

Accuracy
Validated by source and/or responsible agency

Logical consistency
Validated by source and/or responsible agency

Completeness
Validated by source and/or responsible agency

Horizontal positional accuracy
The speed cameras are approximately located in or near the intersection using the description and the 2010 aerial photography. Most denote which lanes the camera enforces.

Vertical positional accuracy
N/A

Lineage / Sources

  • <The title or descriptor of the source.>
    website, location and attribution
    Metropolitan Police Department
    by <The name of the organization or individual that developed the source.>, <The publication date of the source. This is formatted to "dd/mm/yyyy.">
Lineage / Processes

in OCTO



Updated speed cameras from MPD website and Washington Post articles.

in OCTO



Add these three locations to the speed camera layer:

DC295 0.4 miles south of Burroughs Ave NE south bound
2200 block K Street NW west bound
400 block Riggs Road NE north bound

Distribution

Most DC GIS datasets can be downloaded from "http://dcgis.dc.gov" on the data center page. Orders can also be made by contacting OCTO GIS at "dcgis@dc.gov", especially for datasets not available for download.

Distribution liability
Acknowledgment of the DC Geographic Information Systems Program (DC GIS). The District of Columbia Government makes no claims as to the completeness, accuracy or content of any data contained hereon, and makes no representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, the warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use, nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein.

Distributed by
GIS Data Coordinator
in DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer

441 4th St NW, Suite 930 South
Washington DC, 20001, USA

fax: (202) 727-5660
hours: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Entity

SpeedCameraPt

Attributes

  • FID / ESRI
    Internal feature number.
  • Shape / ESRI
    Feature geometry
  • SPEED_LIMI
  • ADDRESS
    Location of speed camera
  • DIRECTION
    Direction of lanes camera enforces
  • TYPE

Metadata

FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata / FGDC-STD-001-1998 as of 20121011

Provided by
GIS Data Coordinator
in D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer

441 4th St NW, Suite 930 South
Washington DC, 20001, USA

phone: REQUIRED: The telephone number by which individuals can speak to the organization or individual.
fax: (202) 727-5660
hours: 8:30 am - 5 pm