Geographic Information Systems allow you to use OSI mapping in conjunction with other data and statistics to identify patterns and trends. Transportation is just one of the areas where a GIS can be an effective tool for determining valuable information to make your business, journey or lifestyle work better for you.

busy_motorwayA number of companies and state bodies use OSi data in Geographic Information Systems to improve their transportation links and that of the general public on the travel networks.

GIS applications are particularly suited to network analysis so the NRA (National Roads Authority) , Iarnrodd Eireann and the Road Safety Authority are understandably using them for such tasks as  identifying  Accident Black spots, analysing Traffic Flow levels, Route/Diversion management and also monitoring and managing Noise Pollution from the busy roads and rail arteries of Ireland.