Our Work

Blue Raster helps you tell your story through interactive
mapping technology. Make your message clear, exciting,
and user-friendly for both mobile and web platforms.

Community

Workforce Development Through Story Maps

Community colleges deeply impact students’ lives and add value as an engine of economic mobility. They are particularly important for students often left on the sidelines of higher education — foster youth, veterans, incarcerated adults, and low-income or first-generation students. Driven by the need for new tools that demonstrate how community colleges can positively affect students’…  Read More

Highlights from the Esri UC 2018

Every summer in San Diego, the Esri User Conference (UC) is a hub of collaboration, new ideas, and cutting-edge technology available to GIS professionals across virtually every sector. The Blue Raster team was excited to participate in the largest conference to-date; over 18,000 attendees, and showcase our latest work, meet new friends and learn from…  Read More

Arlington Democrats: Organizing Volunteers with Accessible Maps

Volunteer organization is the backbone of local political parties, and these volunteers is are increasingly supported by accessible mapping. Recently, Blue Raster worked with the Arlington County Democratic Committee to update their door-to-door newsletter delivery route maps. These maps direct a group of nearly 500 volunteers from door to door, providing them with vital geographic and demographic information. Displaying 443 routes across 52 voter precincts, the success of the maps depends on being both descriptive and easily accessible.  Read More

Story Map Delivers #ProtectOurCoast Campaign

In January 2018, the White House proposed opening nearly all U.S. waters to offshore drilling. On the East Coast, governors are speaking out with concerns about the risks offshore drilling would pose to the coastal environment, economy, tourism, and quality of life. Out of 22 U.S. coastal states, 15 governors stated opposition to drilling. Additionally,…  Read More

Data to Decisions with the Jane Goodall Institute

Working from the inside out, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) has notoriously worked for decades to protect the lives of Chimpanzees and other extraordinary wildlife throughout Africa. Blue Raster was elated to get the opportunity to work with JGI to create the Western Tanzania Forest Monitoring Dashboard, connecting communities and data to manage forests and…  Read More