Hudson, USA, July 20, 2007: What if?, Inc. has announced the release of What if? 2.0, a GIS-based tool for preparing land use, population, and employment forecasts for census areas, political jurisdictions, TAZs, and other user-defined areas.
The package is customized to the user’s GIS data and policy issues, and provides outputs in a variety of maps and tables.
What if? 2.0 allows communities to consider the impacts that policies for controlling growth, preserving open space, or expanding public infrastructure will have on future development patterns.
Founded in 1996, USA based What if?, Inc. specializes in developing GIS-based tools to support planners, public officials, and private citizens interested in community-based planning.