Refers to a process that allows people’s needs, preferences and values to be reflected in decisions. Planning occurs at many different levels, from day-to-day decisions made by individuals and families, to major decisions made by governments and businesses that have comprehensive, long-term impacts on society. Management can be considered a short-term form of planning, while planning can be considered a longer-term form of management.
A rail or a barge terminal that is linked to a maritime terminal with regular inland transport services. An inland port has a level of integration with the maritime terminal and supports a more efficient access to the inland market both for inbound and outbound traffic. This implies an array of related logistical activities linked with the terminal, such as distribution centers, depots for containers and chassis, warehouses and logistical service providers.
A surface through which nothing, particularly precipitation, can penetrate.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
You can find more information on the FEMA website.
The cooperation or joint provision of public services between municipalities.
A United States Census Bureau-defined geographic area of contiguous census block groups with a population density of at least 1,000 people per square mile.
The address bar is a text box, usually at the top of a web mapping application, which an address can be typed into as a search box.
A map that is not simply on the web, but rather one that is powered by the online GIS technologies.
Environmental Impact Evaluation – the assessment of the environmental consequences (positive and negative) of a plan, policy, program, or actual projects prior to the decision to move forward with the proposed action.
State of Connecticut Office of Policy and Management
You can find more information on the OPM website.