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Tenth National GIS in Transit Conference
September 6-8, 2017 (Note that Labor Day is Sept 4)
Washington, DC

The National Center for Transit Research, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association and the Transportation Research Board are pleased to announce the 10th National GIS in Transit Conference, taking place September 6-8, 2017 in Washington, DC! Join us for comprehensive education, networking, and professional development. 

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Alex Rixey, AICP

Fehr & Peers
Senior Transportation Planner
Washington, DC
Alex Rixey, AICP, is a Senior Transportation Planner with Fehr & Peers DC. He has diverse, multimodal transportation and land use project experience at a variety of geographic scales, ranging from single development sites to citywide master plans.
Mr. Rixey has served as project manager or technical lead for projects serving public- and private-sector clients, including travel demand modeling; transportation and parking studies; master plan, transit neighborhood plan, and mobility element development; and data analysis and visualization, with an emphasis on analyzing the effects of built environment and demographic characteristics on demand for all modes of travel. He has led numerous bikesharing studies, including the Los Angeles County Regional Bikeshare Implementation Plan, and developed a statistical model to forecast bike sharing ridership at the station level; his research is published by the Transportation Research Board. Mr. Rixey also helped the City of Pasadena develop and adopt multimodal transportation performance measures for development review that incorporate land use, transportation, and accessibility factors for auto, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian modes as alternatives to the traditional, auto-oriented intersection Level of Service metric. Mr. Rixey is currently leading Fehr & Peers DC’s effort to enhance Montgomery County’s transportation analysis tools for the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission and supporting improvements to WMATA’s short-term ridership modeling capabilities, in addition to work on a multimodal study of the New York / South Dakota Avenue Interchange and the Dallas Downtown 360 plan.
Mr. Rixey graduated from the University of Virginia with a BS in Systems Engineering and Economics and from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning, concentrating in Transportation. He serves as Secretary of the Institute of Transportation Engineers’ Complete Streets Council and as Vice Chair of the Pedestrian and Bicycle Standing Committee. At the local level, Mr. Rixey volunteers on the Steering Committee for the D.C. Chapter of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals. He lives in the U Street neighborhood of Washington, D.C.