CT DOT Open Data
Easily search for the latest transportation data and geospatial content published by the Connecticut Department of Transportation.
CT ECO (Connecticut Environmental Conditions Online)
Maps and geospatial data for planning, management, education, and research.
CT DEEP GIS Data Downloads
DEEP (Department of Energy and Environmental Protection). Download natural resource and environmental data in Shapefile or Geodatabase format.
UConn MAGIC – CT GIS data
The UConn Map and Geographic Information Center (MAGIC) is part of the UConn library. They maintain a collection of GIS data available as Shapefiles, KML (for Google Earth), and a map preview option that utilizes Google Maps.
CT Data Collaborative
Connecticut’s official source for Census data and other state data sets
CT Open Data Portal
Data provided by Connecticut State Agencies
UConn MAGIC – Historical Map Collection, CT Towns
Included are select georeferenced historical maps from the University of Connecticut Libraries Map and Geographic Information Center.
DataHaven – DataHaven creates and shares information in the form of published reports, maps, raw datasets, and external resources, especially the Community Wellbeing Survey.
Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center – Active Valley CT
This guide features low-cost and no-cost physical activity resources in the Lower Naugatuck Valley communities of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Naugatuck, Oxford, Seymour, and Shelton.
Valley Community Foundation – 2019 Valley Community Index Story Map
An interactive summary of the 2019 Valley Community Index: Understanding the Valley Region. It highlights accomplishments and areas of vulnerability, and encourages collaboration on strategic endeavors to enhance the quality of life in the Valley.
CTDOT Interactive Travel Information Map
This map shows current traffic conditions and travel resources.
CT ECO (Connecticut Environmental Conditions Online) -PDF maps
Town level maps to print or view. Includes Aquifer Protection Area, Natural Diversity Data Base Areas, Soils, Orthophotography and more.
CTDOT Transportation Related Mapping
Download town road map (TRU) data in DGN, DXF and DWG formats and view state transportation and traffic maps in PDF format.
CLEAR – Watershed Maps
Town level maps of watersheds that make up each town, to print or view.
Metro-North Rail Map/Schedule
Map of the stations and lines along with schedules.
CT Transit Bus Routes/Schedules
Maps for each bus route and schedules.
URISA (Urban Regional Information System Association)
URISA is an association for GIS professionals that provides learning and knowledge for the GIS community.
ESRI – ArcGIS software
ArcGIS is the most widely used GIS software in the country.
ESRI – ArcGIS Explorer – Free
ArcGIS Explorer is a free GIS viewer that gives you an easy way to explore, visualize, and share GIS information.
QGIS – Free
QGIS is the best GIS tool in the free and open-source software (FOSS) community.
Google Earth – Free
Google earth is a 3D interface to the planet.
GRASS (Open Source) GIS Software – Free
GRASS is a free and open source GIS software suite used in academic, governmental agencies and commercial settings for geospatial data management and analysis.
UConn Geospatial Training Program
Training workshops are available for a reasonable fee.
World Geography, Cartography and Mapping Skills for Transportation
A selection of resources to help you build your geography knowledge and test your mapping skills.
earth by Earth Null School
A visualization of global weather conditions forecast, ocean surface current estimates, ocean surface temperatures, ocean waves, and aurora by supercomputers.
LightningMaps.org by Blitzortung.org
A community project with free lightning maps and apps.
The Food Capitals of Instagram by CEWE photoworld
Discover the popularity of some of the world’s favorite foods – from global classics to local favorites – as tagged on Instagram.
The Ship Map by Kiln
This award-winning interactive map shows the movements of the global merchant fleet over the course of 2012.
The Racial Dot Map from Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service
Shows country’s ethnic distribution drawing on data from the 2010 U.S. Census. The map shows one dot per person, color-coded by race.