Map and Geospatial Hub Hayden Library, Room 334C 300 E Orange Mall Tempe, AZ 85281
Tempe, AZ 85281
Mail code: 1006
Matthew Toro is a broadly trained geographer serving as the director of maps, imagery, and geospatial services at ASU Library.
He founded and leads the Map and Geospatial Hub. It's a traditional map library fused with a modern GIS center. The Map and Geospatial Hub executes a wide variety of projectsat the intersection of information management, geography, history, cartography, and geovisualization.
Matthew's work is diverse. He's produced insights on subjects ranging from land use conflicts in Laos, to the impacts of the built environment in greater Miami. He's the founder and editor of Miami Geographic, a data visualization blog about the Miami metro region.
Among his current projects are three noteworthy initiatives:
Analyzing Urban Mobility and Land Use: addressing the pedestrian safety crisis and the potential of multimodal mobility in the greater Phoenix metropolitan region. As an inaugural (2019) fellow in the ASU Knowledge Exchange for Resilience (KER), he oversaw the analysis and development of Resilience Down to the Streets.