Data

Open data is essential to understanding and improving where we live, work and play. In the spirit of open data and in respect to the public information sources I’ve drawn upon over the years, I’ve made it easier to do your own analysis on local metroscapes.

This open data portal is where you can download Metroscapes project data. Links to the project pages, data download and revision dates are all provided below.

This is a work in progress, but you should be able to access data in the following ways:
► Tabular – Google Sheets webpage or comma-separated values (CSV) sheet
► Mapping – Zipped GIS Shapefile folder or Keyhole Markup Language (KML) file(s)

If you’re new to downloading and viewing mapping data, I suggest using the KML files in Google Earth or Google My Maps. If you’re just breaking into GIS and need a free easy-to-use program, I highly recommend QGIS.


Licensing and Disclaimers

Version Changelog


Shoreline / Riverbanks

Tri-Cities

SHP / KML
Web / CSV

Guelph

SHP | KML
Web | CSV (Centre)
Web | CSV (Bank)


Utility Corridors


Neighbourhoods

Toronto

SHP / KML
Web / CSV

Hamilton

SHP / KML
Web / CSV

Guelph

SHP / KML
Web / CSV


Watersheds

Toronto

SHP / KML
Web / CSV

Hamilton

SHP / KML
Web / CSV

Guelph

SHP / KML
Web / CSV


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