Most Effective Cartography Map

Photo of the cartography

The Cartography Map

April 18, 2017

Baton Rouge - During the GIS-T Symposium, our map, “Louisiana Recorded and Predicted Crash Rate by Zip Code”, was awarded first place for Most Effective Cartography Map. This map, created by Bethany Campbell, shows statistically significant clusters of zip codes where drivers had a high percentage of crashes involving alcohol.

About the Highway Safety Research Group

The Highway Safety Research Group (HSRG) is responsible for collecting, maintaining, storing, analyzing, and distributing crash-related data captured from law enforcement and other agencies throughout the state of Louisiana. This data is used to perform many research studies and produce an annual fact book. These publications are used by decision-makers in setting policies, projects, and programs to improve the safety of our state's roadways. HSRG is a division of the Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems within the E. J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University.

###

Mary Churay
E. J. Ourso College of Business
225-578-0366