GIS DATA LIBRARY

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How to View the metadata:
  1. Choose Metadata Display Style:
  2. Click on Metadata Button next to the data you wish to read about.
    Note: A new window will popup with the metadata. You must turn off any popup/javascript blocking software.
    Disclaimer: Metadata with a Metadata Net Link Button net link button will take you to another site not maintained by Caltrans.
How to Save the metadata:
  1. Right click on the metadata button.
  2. Choose "Save Target As" and save it on your computer.
    Note: Saving the metadata does not save the stylesheet. The saved metadata will be in raw XML format.

Metadata is in FGDC compliant format.

The Caltrans GIS Data Library is available in ESRI shapefile format.

Shapefiles are organized by their extents, indicated as follows: S-Image for State, D-Image for District, and C-Image for County
Press Preview Button to view data sample.

The files listed below are from the GIS Data library catalog that are available for the general public upon request. Caltrans employees should contact their District GIS Coordinator PDF Document concerning access to the data. Non-Caltrans users can access some of the more widely used transportation data and other Non-Caltrans files from the State of California Geoportal:  Geoportal.

The REVIEWED column indicates whether older (4 years +) data has been actively reviewed. Unreviewed data is indicated by 'no review'.

Data that is new or has been updated in the last 3 months since the last time the page was updated is highlighted with orange.

For comments or data requests please click the form button next to the file of inquiry.
The request/comment form will be submitted to the Office of GIS, Data Branch, and a representative will reply within a couple of days.
For all other comments or data requests to GIS Data Branch


 

TRANSPORTATION

Description   Request/Comment     Updated Reviewed Topology
Agricultural Border Inspection Stations Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage May 09 2009 point
Alternate Bike Routes Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide, District, and County Coverage Dec 94 no review line
Bridges - State Highway System Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Dec 09 2008 point
High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Sept 2010 2010 line
Highway Performance Monitoring System - Click Here Metadata Net Link Button Click on links for current Caltrans HPMS data
Local Road Bridges Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Dec 09 2008 point
Caltrans Maintenance Facilites Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage June 07 2007 point
Park and Ride Lots Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide and District Coverage Sept 2010 2010 point
Safety Roadside Rest Areas Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide and District Coverage Jan 04 2004 point
State Highway Shields Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide, District, and County Coverage Jan 02 2002 point
State Highway Routes - Click Here Metadata Net Link Button Click on links for TIGER/Line Shapefiles for California
We are currently working on a new highway and road files.
Keep checking the GIS Data Library web page for changes
State Scenic Highway Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Feb 10 2009 line
Summit Locations on State Highway System Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Aug 94 no review point
Transportation Management Association Legislative Boundaries Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Feb 98 no review poly
Transportation Management System Elements Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Oct 29 2008 point
Travel Plaza Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Oct 06 no review point
Vista Points Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 00 2000 point
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ROAD BASE
TIGER Roads - Click Here Metadata Net Link Button Click on links for TIGER/Line Shapefiles for California
We are currently working on a new highway and road files.
Keep checking the GIS Data Library web page for changes
Unofficial Functional Classification Roads - Click Here and Save Request Form
Metadata Button
Please save and fill out form, and then return to the librarian.
Click on the metadata image to view the metadata for the file.
For Official CRS Maps - see CRS - California Road System Maps.
GEOREFERENCED MAP IMAGERY
CRS - California Road System Maps - Click Here Official Functional Classified Roads Metadata Net Link Button Click on links for current CRS data and metadata maps
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BUS/TRANSIT
Bus Terminals Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Aug 95 no review point
Fixed Route Bus System Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Aug 01 no review line
Amtrak Bus Station Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Sept 2010 2010 point
Rail and Ferry Feeder Bus Routes Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 94 no review line
Commuter Ferry Routes and Terminals Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 94 no review line
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FREIGHT/PORTS
Intermodal Freight Transfer Facilities Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jan 99 1999 point
Intermodal Transfer Facilities - Tanker Terminals Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jan 99 no review point
Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Facilities Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage May 07 2007 point
Truck Network Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 04 2006 line
Public and Private Ports Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Aug 2011 2011 point
Public and Private Port Boundaries Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Aug 2011 2011 poly
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AIRPORTS
Airport Boundaries Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jan 99 1999 poly
Airport Runways Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Apr 03 2003 line
Airports Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Apr 08 2008 point
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PROJECTS
Airport Planned Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 07 no review point
Highway Planned Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 07 no review line
Highway Programmed Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 07 no review line
Local Roads Planned Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 07 no review line
Local Roads Programmed Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 07 no review line
Bike, Ped, Transit Planned Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 07 no review point
Bike, Ped, Transit Programmed Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 07 no review point
Charted Planned (mapped at county seat) Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 07 no review point
Charted Programmed (mapped at county seat) Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 07 no review point
Rail Planned Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 07 no review line
Rail Programmed Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Jun 07 no review line
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LONG-RANGE PLANS - CALIFORNIA INTERREGIONAL BLUEPRINT (CIB)
Planned Projects:              
High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Sept 2010 2010 line
Express Lanes Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Sept 2010 2010 line
Corridor System Management Plan (CSMP) Corridors Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Dec 2010 2010 line
Park and Ride Lots Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide and District Coverage Sept 2010 2010 point
Major Gateways Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Sept 2010 2010 line
Public and Private Ports Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Aug 2011 2011 point
Airports Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Apr 08 2008 point
Other:              
Caltrans Adjusted Urbanized Areas (includes urbanized area designated year) Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage March 2010 2010 poly

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POLITICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE DISTRICTS

Description   Request/Comment     Updated Reviewed Topology
Caltrans Districts Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide and District Coverage August 2011 2011 poly
Metropolitan Planning Organization Boundaries Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Aug 2011 2011 poly
Regional Transportation Planning Association Boundaries Metadata Button
Preview Button Statewide Coverage Aug 03 2003 poly

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