Chicago, US: NAVTEQ announced its selection by the Library of Congress in the US, to provide map data for analysis and research within the Library of Congress’ Congressional Cartography Program (CCP).
The CCP was established in 2002 at the Library of Congress to respond to congressional inquiries and requests for geospatial information regarding legislative issues. The programme provides the US Senate and House of Representatives with geospatial research and analysis in a presentation-ready format allowing Congress to make informed decisions about the implementation of public policy.
“NAVTEQ plays an integral role in helping the Library of Congress meet its mission of making resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people,” said Roy Kolstad, Vice President, Enterprise Americas, NAVTEQ.
NAVTEQ map data includes geospatial vector data layers of important value to the Library of Congress including roads, cities, political boundaries, physical features, places, railroads, census boundaries, parks, schools, fire departments, police departments and hospitals.