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Metropolitan Planning Areas

SDE Feature Class

Tags
MPO, 24000, CULTURAL, MPA, ATRC, KACTS, Maine, transportation, BACTS, PACTS, URBAN, Public Roads, INFRASTRUCTURE, human dimensions


Summary

This dataset was designed for use within Maine DOT.

Description

The Metropolitan Planning Areas (MPA) represent the geographic areas for each of Maine's four Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO). Among these organizations are the Androscoggin Transportation Resource Center (ATRC), Bangor Area Comprehensive Transportation System (BACTS), Kittery Area Comprehensive Transportation Study (KACTS) and the Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation Committee (PACTS). These boundaries were approved and established in 2005.

Credits

Use limitations

Users must assume responsibility in determining the usability of this data for their purposes. Digital maps retain the accuracy of their source materials. The best use of data mapped at scales of 1:500,000 and 1:250,000 is in statewide planning and studies; at 1:100,000 in regional planning and studies; at 1:62,500 and 1:24,000 in detailed studies and local planning; and at 1:12,000 and 1:5,000 or larger scales in parcel level studies and detailed local planning. In the use of Maine GIS data, please check sources, scale, accuracy, current ness and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the most recent copy of both data and metadata from the Maine Department of Transportation (MEDOT).

Extent

West  -71.040102    East  -68.613320
North  44.994180    South  43.069869

Scale Range
Maximum (zoomed in)  1:5,000
Minimum (zoomed out)  1:150,000,000

ArcGIS Metadata 

Topics and Keywords 

Themes or categories of the resource  transportation, structure


Content type  Downloadable Data


Place keywords  Maine

Thesaurus
Title Maine GIS Thesaurus - Place




Stratum keywords  human dimensions

Thesaurus
Title Maine GIS Thesaurus-Stratum




Theme keywords  MPO, 24000, CULTURAL, MPA, ATRC, KACTS, transportation, BACTS, PACTS, URBAN, Public Roads, INFRASTRUCTURE

Thesaurus
Title Maine GIS Thesaurus-Theme




Citation 

Title MPO_Boundaries
Publication date 2010-01-01


Presentation formats  digital map
FGDC geospatial presentation format  vector digital data


Citation Contacts 

Responsible party
Organization's name (MEDOT) Maine Department of Transportation
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  originator


Contact information
Phone
Voice (207)624-3300
Fax (207)624-3301

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #16
City Augusta
Administrative area ME
Postal code 04333
Country US

Hours of service 8-5 Monday-Friday
Contact instructions
Contact the Bureau of Planning, Research and Community Services TRIM section. Ask for the GIS Coordinator.


Resource Details 

Dataset languages  English (UNITED STATES)


Status  completed
Spatial representation type  vector


Supplemental information
The 2005 Metropolitan Planning Areas (MPA) were derived from an amalgamation of both the 2000 Census Federal Urbanized Areas and each existing MPA of record, which had been accepted in 1993. In order to provide further clarity and allow the GIS substitution of a written description for the boundaries, the boundary locations were adjusted through screen-digitizing at 1:10,000 or finer with use of the latest available digital orthophotographs for each area. These images were viewed from the Maine Office of GIS via MaineDOT's connection to the MEGIS Spatial Database Engine (SDE), using ArcGIS desktop version 8.3. The methodology of these adjustments consisted of finding the actual locations of features obviously referenced by the census data (Roads, Rail lines, streams, municipal boundaries, coastline, etc.) and, in less-obvious circumstances, relying on representatives from each MPO and MEDOT to make judgments about where the boundary should be located. Ultimately, this boundary was portrayed on a paper map at scales of around 1:30,000 to 1:50,000 and signed by representatives from the MPOs, MEDOT and FHWA.
Processing environment Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.3.1.4000


ArcGIS item properties
*Name GISVIEW.MEGIS.mpo_boundaries
*Location Server=sql-gisview-prod.som.w2k.state.me.us; Service=sde:sqlserver:sql-gisview-prod.som.w2k.state.me.us,1633; Database=GISVIEW; User=MEGIS; Version=dbo.DEFAULT
*Access protocol ArcSDE Connection

Extents 

Extent
Geographic extent
Bounding rectangle
Extent type  Extent used for searching
*West longitude -71.040102
*East longitude -68.613320
*North latitude 44.994180
*South latitude 43.069869
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Extent in the item's coordinate system
*West longitude 339141.434300
*East longitude 530479.718500
*South latitude 4770468.000500
*North latitude 4982303.828900
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Resource Points of Contact 

Point of contact
Organization's name (MEDOT) Maine Department of Transportation
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  point of contact


Contact information
Phone
Voice (207)624-3300
Fax (207)624-3301

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #16
City Augusta
Administrative area ME
Postal code 04333
Country US

Hours of service 8-5 Monday-Friday
Contact instructions
Contact the Bureau of Planning, Research and Community Services TRIM section. Ask for the GIS Coordinator.


Resource Maintenance 

Resource maintenance
Update frequency  not planned


Resource Constraints 

Legal constraints
Other constraints
This data should not be redistributed without permission. Any secondary distribution must have this documentation appended.
Constraints
Limitations of use
Users must assume responsibility in determining the usability of this data for their purposes. Digital maps retain the accuracy of their source materials. The best use of data mapped at scales of 1:500,000 and 1:250,000 is in statewide planning and studies; at 1:100,000 in regional planning and studies; at 1:62,500 and 1:24,000 in detailed studies and local planning; and at 1:12,000 and 1:5,000 or larger scales in parcel level studies and detailed local planning. In the use of Maine GIS data, please check sources, scale, accuracy, current ness and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the most recent copy of both data and metadata from the Maine Department of Transportation (MEDOT).

Spatial Reference 

ArcGIS coordinate system
*Type Projected
*Geographic coordinate reference GCS_North_American_1983
*Projection NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_19N
*Coordinate reference details
Projected coordinate system
Well-known identifier 26919
X origin -5120900
Y origin -9998100
XY scale 10000
Z origin 0
Z scale 1
M origin 0
M scale 1
XY tolerance 0.001
Z tolerance 0.001
M tolerance 0.001
High precision true
Latest well-known identifier 26919
Well-known text PROJCS["NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_19N",GEOGCS["GCS_North_American_1983",DATUM["D_North_American_1983",SPHEROID["GRS_1980",6378137.0,298.257222101]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],UNIT["Degree",0.0174532925199433]],PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"],PARAMETER["False_Easting",500000.0],PARAMETER["False_Northing",0.0],PARAMETER["Central_Meridian",-69.0],PARAMETER["Scale_Factor",0.9996],PARAMETER["Latitude_Of_Origin",0.0],UNIT["Meter",1.0],AUTHORITY["EPSG",26919]]

Reference system identifier
*Value 26919
*Codespace EPSG
*Version 7.11.2


Spatial Data Properties 

Vector
*Level of topology for this dataset  geometry only


Geometric objects
Feature class name GISVIEW.MEGIS.mpo_boundaries
*Object type  composite
*Object count 4



ArcGIS Feature Class Properties
Feature class name GISVIEW.MEGIS.mpo_boundaries
*Feature type Simple
*Geometry type Polygon
*Has topology FALSE
*Feature count 4
*Spatial index TRUE
*Linear referencing FALSE



Data Quality 

Scope of quality information
Resource level  dataset




Data quality report - Completeness omission
Measure description All boundaries agreed to by MPOs, MEDOT and FHWA as of 2005.




Data quality report - Absolute external positional accuracy
Dimension horizontal


Measure description Checked using METWP24, MERAIL24, 1993 MPA boundaries and 1997-2003 ortho-rectified aerial images. Data accuracy ranges from 3 - 12 meters.




Lineage 

Process step
Description Added field called [MPO_Name]. Values were copied from the websites of each MPO.


Process contact
Individual's name Nate Kane
Organization's name Maine Department of Transportation
Contact's position GIS Administrator
Contact's role  processor


Contact information
Phone
Voice (207) 624-3000

Address
e-mail addressnate.kane@maine.gov

Hours of service M-F 8-4


Source data
Relationship to the process step used


Source citation
Alternate titles  http://www.pactsplan.org






Source data
Relationship to the process step used


Source citation
Alternate titles  http://www.smrpc.org/transportation/kacts/kacts.htm






Source data
Relationship to the process step used


Source citation
Alternate titles  http://www.bactsmpo.org






Source data
Relationship to the process step used


Source citation
Alternate titles  http://www.atrcmpo.org








Process step
Description Boundaries selected and exported from Federal Urban Areas (drawn by MaineDOT in 2005).


Source data
Relationship to the process step used


Source citation
Alternate titles  C:\DOCUME~1\ANTHON~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\xml4C.tmp








Process step
When the process occurred 2002-01-01
Description FGDC Metadata generated though ESRI ArcGIS 8.x /ArcCatalog.


Process contact
Organization's name (MEDOT) Maine Department of Transportation
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  processor


Contact information
Phone
Voice (207)624-3215
Fax (207)624-3301

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #16
City Augusta
Administrative area ME
Postal code 04333
Country US

Hours of service 8-5 Monday-Friday
Contact instructions
Contact the Bureau of Planning, Research and Community Services, TRIM Section.


Source data
Relationship to the process step produced


Source citation
Alternate titles  medotroads








Geoprocessing history 

Process
Process name
Date 2012-10-25 14:43:16
Tool location C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Conversion Tools.tbx\FeatureClassToFeatureClass
Command issued
FeatureClassToFeatureClass "C:\temp\New Personal Geodatabase.mdb\mpo" "Database Connections\MEGIS_GISVIEW.sde" mpo_boundaries # "MPO 'MPO' true false false 254 Text 0 0 ,First,#,C:\temp\New Personal Geodatabase.mdb\mpo,MPO,-1,-1;AREA 'AREA' true false false 8 Double 0 0 ,First,#,C:\temp\New Personal Geodatabase.mdb\mpo,AREA,-1,-1;LEN 'LEN' true false false 8 Double 0 0 ,First,#,C:\temp\New Personal Geodatabase.mdb\mpo,LEN,-1,-1;MPO_NAME 'MPO_NAME' true false false 100 Text 0 0 ,First,#,C:\temp\New Personal Geodatabase.mdb\mpo,MPO_NAME,-1,-1;AREA_1 'AREA_1' true false false 8 Double 0 0 ,First,#,C:\temp\New Personal Geodatabase.mdb\mpo,AREA_1,-1,-1;LEN_1 'LEN_1' true false false 8 Double 0 0 ,First,#,C:\temp\New Personal Geodatabase.mdb\mpo,LEN_1,-1,-1;DATE_MOD 'DATE_MOD' true true false 8 Date 0 0 ,First,#,C:\temp\New Personal Geodatabase.mdb\mpo,DATE_MOD,-1,-1;SHAPE_Length 'SHAPE_Length' false true true 8 Double 0 0 ,First,#,C:\temp\New Personal Geodatabase.mdb\mpo,SHAPE_Length,-1,-1;SHAPE_Area 'SHAPE_Area' false true true 8 Double 0 0 ,First,#,C:\temp\New Personal Geodatabase.mdb\mpo,SHAPE_Area,-1,-1" # "Database Connections\MEGIS_GISVIEW.sde\GISVIEW.MEGIS.mpo_boundaries"
Include in lineage when exporting metadata No


Distribution 

Distributor
Contact information
Organization's name Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact's position GIS Coordinator


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-7700

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #145
City Augusta
Administrative area Maine
Postal code 04333
Country USA
e-mail addressOIT.Customer-Support@maine.gov

Hours of service 9 am to 5 pm EST
Contact instructions
Monday through Friday




Distribution format
*Name SDE Feature Class


Fields 

Details for object GISVIEW.MEGIS.mpo_boundaries 
*Type Feature Class
*Row count 4


Field OBJECTID
 
*Alias OBJECTID
*Data type OID
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
*Field description
Internal feature number.
*Description source
Esri
*Description of values Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.




Field MPO
 
*Alias MPO
*Data type String
*Width 254
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Abbreviation of Metropolitan Planning Organization associated with area.
Description source
MEDOT


Field GISVIEW.MEGIS.mpo_boundaries.AREA
 
*Alias GISVIEW.MEGIS.mpo_boundaries.AREA
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8




Field GISVIEW.MEGIS.mpo_boundaries.LEN
 
*Alias GISVIEW.MEGIS.mpo_boundaries.LEN
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8




Field SHAPE
 
*Alias Shape
*Data type Geometry
*Width 4
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Feature geometry.
Description source
ESRI
Description of values Coordinates defining the features.




Field MPO_NAME
 
*Alias MPO_NAME
*Data type String
*Width 100
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Name of Metropolitan Planning Organization associated with area (as of April, 2010).
Description source
MEDOT


Field LEN_1
 
*Alias LEN_1
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8




Field DATE_MOD
 
*Alias DATE_MOD
*Data type Date
*Width 36
*Precision 0
*Scale 0




Field AREA_1
 
*Alias AREA_1
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8




Field Shape.area
 
*Alias Shape.area
*Data type Double
*Width 0
*Precision 0
*Scale 0




Field Shape.len
 
*Alias Shape.len
*Data type Double
*Width 0
*Precision 0
*Scale 0






Metadata Details 

Metadata language English (UNITED STATES)
Metadata character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format


Scope of the data described by the metadata  dataset
Scope name* dataset


Last update 2012-10-25


ArcGIS metadata properties
Metadata format ArcGIS 1.0
Standard or profile used to edit metadata FGDC


Created in ArcGIS for the item 2012-10-25 14:43:14
Last modified in ArcGIS for the item 2013-11-22 14:59:12


Automatic updates
Have been performed Yes
Last update 2013-11-22 14:59:12


Metadata Contacts 

Metadata contact
Organization's name (MEDOT) Maine Department of Transportation
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  point of contact


Contact information
Phone
Voice (207)624-3300
Fax (207)624-3301

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #16
City Augusta
Administrative area ME
Postal code 04333
Country US

Hours of service 8-5 Monday-Friday
Contact instructions
Contact the Bureau of Planning, Research and Community Services TRIM section. Ask for the GIS Coordinator.


Metadata Constraints 

Constraints
Limitations of use
Please confirm that you are using the most recent copy of data and metadata from Maine Department of Transportation (MEDOT).

FGDC Metadata (read-only) 

Entities and Attributes