PennDOT - Rails Lines


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Planning and Research, Cartographic Information Division
Publication_Date:202204
Title:
PennDOT - Rails Lines
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place:Harrisburg, PA
Publisher:Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Online_Linkage: http://www.dot.state.pa.us
Online_Linkage: http://www.pasda.psu.edu/uci/DataSummary.aspx?dataset=48
Description:
Abstract:
Rails Lines within Pennsylvania 
Purpose:
Public information and support for transportation planning, design and development.
Supplemental_Information:
This data is intended for use at 1:24,000 or smaller scale.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date:
Currentness_Reference:
publication date
Status:
Progress:Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency:Bi-annual
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -80.519070
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -74.721180
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 42.182440
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.721060
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus:ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Theme_Keyword:Rail, Railroad, Railway, PennDOT
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus:None
Place_Keyword:Pennsylvania
Access_Constraints:None.
Use_Constraints:
The user shall indemnify, save harmless, and, if requested, defend the COMMONWEALTH, their officers, agents, and employees from and against any suits, claims, or actions for injury, death, or property damage arising out of the use of or any defect in the FILES or any accompanying documentation.

The COMMONWEALTH excludes any and all implied warranties, including warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

The COMMONWEALTH makes no warranty or representation, either express or implied, with respect to the FILES or accompanying documentation, including its quality, performance, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. The FILES and documentation are provided "as is" and the USER assumes the entire risk as to its quality and performance.

The COMMONWEALTH will not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use or inability to use the FILES or any accompanying documentation.

The USER is granted permission to translate and add value to the FILES for the use of the FILES on its computer hardware; provided, however, that the USER annually notify the UNIVERSITY / COMMONWEALTH of any customizing or value-adding work done.

Any customized or value added versions of the files will contain the following disclaimer:

THIS IS NOT A PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION APPROVED FILE. THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RETAINS THE MASTER FILES.

THE USER AGREES AND UNDERSTANDS THAT IT MAY NOT FURTHER DISTRIBUTE THE FILES TO A THIRD PARTY.

If you have any questions or problems, contact the ORGANIZATION where you acquired the data.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Planning and Research, Geographic Information Division
Contact_Address:
Address_Type:mailing address
Address:
P.O. Box 3654
City:Harrisburg
State_or_Province:PA
Postal_Code:17101-3654
Country:USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone:(717) 772-3305
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.0 (Build 2195) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcCatalog 8.2.0.700
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Verified visually by comparison against source materials.
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Topology exists
Completeness_Report:
Contains all officially recognized features within the Commonwealth.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
Digitized from sources conforming to National Mapping Accuracy Standards for 1:24,000 scale maps.
Quantitative_Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Assessment:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Value:100
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Explanation:
Estimated accuracy is +/- 100 Feet.
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:Geological Survey (U.S.)
Publication_Date:Unknown
Title:
USGS 7.5 minute topographic maps
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Publication_Information:
Publication_Place:Reston, VA
Publisher:United States Geological Survey
Source_Scale_Denominator:24000
Type_of_Source_Media:paper
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date:unknown
Source_Currentness_Reference:
publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation:
topo quads
Source_Contribution:
Features for digitization.
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:Geological Survey (U.S.)
Publication_Date:1993-1996
Title:
Digital orthophoto quarter quadrangle
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:map
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place:Reston, VA
Publisher:United States Geological Survey
Source_Scale_Denominator:12000
Type_of_Source_Media:on-line
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date:1992
Ending_Date:1995
Source_Currentness_Reference:
Image acquisition
Source_Citation_Abbreviation:
orthophotos
Source_Contribution:
position verification.
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Digitized into Bentley Microstation system from most recently available 7.5 minute USGS topographic quadrangles on a stable (mylar) base.  Updated information is added from construction plans and maps as this information becomes available. Converted to ESRI Shapefile and Geomedia Warehouse formats for distribution.
Process_Date:2005
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Verified visually through overlay with orthophotos as possible.
Process_Date:2000-2001
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Exported to ESRI Shapefile for distribution.
Process_Date:2001
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Dataset copied.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
Server=pasdaserve1.erri.psu.edu; Service=5151/tcp; Database=sde; User=sde; Version=SDE.DEFAULT
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Metadata imported.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
E:\UCI\padot_urban.xml
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Dataset moved.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
D:\PennDOT\PaUrbanAreas2009_01
Process_Date:20100120
Process_Time:10032400
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Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method:Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type:G-polygon
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count:18
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Map_Projection:
Map_Projection_Name:Pennsylvania Polyconic
Polyconic:
Pennsylvania Polyconic
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian:-77.75
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin:40.925
False_Easting:
False_Northing:
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
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Planar_Distance_Units:meter
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name:NAD 83
Ellipsoid_Name:GRS 80
Semi-major_Axis:6378137.0
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio:298.257222101
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Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access (PASDA)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type:mailing address
Address:
Land and Water Building
City:University Park
State_or_Province:PA
Postal_Code:16802
Country:USA
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:pasda@psu.edu
Distribution_Liability:
The USER shall indemnify, save harmless, and, if requested, defend those parties involved with the development and distribution of this data, their officers, agents, and employees from and against any suits, claims, or actions for injury, death, or property damage arising out of the use of or any defect in the FILES or any accompanying documentation. Those parties involved with the development and distribution excluded any and all implied warranties, including warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and makes no warranty or representation, either express or implied, with respect to the FILES or accompanying documentation, including its quality, performance, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. The FILES and documentation are provided "as is" and the USER assumes the entire risk as to its quality and performance. Those parties involved with the development and distribution of this data will not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use or inability to use the FILES or any accompanying documentation.
Standard_Order_Process:
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Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name:ArcView Shapefile
Format_Version_Number:3.x
File_Decompression_Technique:Zip compression
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: http://www.pasda.psu.edu
Access_Instructions:
http://www.pasda.psu.edu/data/padot/boundary_layers/padot-county_2005.zip
Fees:none
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date:
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access (PASDA)
Contact_Position:Metadata Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type:mailing address
Address:
115 Land and Water Building
City:University Park
State_or_Province:PA
Postal_Code:16802
Country:USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone:814-865-8792
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone:814-865-3378
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:pasda.psu.edu
Metadata_Standard_Name:FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version:FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention:local time
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
Profile_Name:ESRI Metadata Profile
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