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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. The conference counts toward GISP Education Points and was approved for 46.5 AICP-CM credits. Take advantage of this outstanding continuing education opportunity.

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Thursday, September 7 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Leveraging Data: Modeling and Planning for Transit Mobility - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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Learn how to make sense of transit rider flows from origin-destination surveys, how open data from public/private entities enables better planning, and how to use travel demand models to make sense of large datasets during transit expansion project planning.

Attendance at this session will offer: 1.5 AICP credits
  • Uber Movement: Open Data for Better Urban Planning
    Rik Williams, Research Scientist, Uber Technologies Inc., San Francisco, CA
  • Travel Demand Modeling for Transit Expansion Projects: Making Sense of Large Data using GIS
    Nilesh Deshpande, AICP, Transportation Planner, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, Atlanta, GA
  • Using Data Driven Pages to Produce Route Sheets for Bus Transit Service
    Peter Hadley, Transportation Planner, Foursquare ITP, Rockville, MD

Moderators
avatar for Drew Dara-Abrams

Drew Dara-Abrams

Head of Mobility Products, Mapzen
Drew Dara-Abrams is head of mobility products for Mapzen, an open, sustainable, and accessible mapping platform with offices in New York City, San Francisco, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. | | Dara-Abrams and his colleagues are responsible for a suite of open-source solutions fo... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Nilesh Deshpande, AICP

Nilesh Deshpande, AICP

Transportation Planner, WSP USA
Nilesh is a transportation planner with WSP USA in Atlanta, Georgia. He has worked on projects related to systems expansion and system level analysis for transit agencies, and has also worked on various transportation planning studies, area and regional level transportation plans... Read More →
avatar for Peter Hadley

Peter Hadley

Transportation Planner, Foursquare ITP
Peter Hadley is a Transportation Planner with eight years of experience in transportation planning, project management, urban redevelopment, and real estate consulting. He is interested in how new technologies will change the way we travel, especially with respect to public trans... Read More →
avatar for Rik Williams

Rik Williams

Data Scientist, Uber Technologies Inc.
Rik is a data scientist on Uber's Policy, Research & Economics Team, based in San Francisco. He is interested in how ride-hailing services interface with public transportation and serve lower-density areas, and is always on the lookout for collaborations around these and other to... Read More →



Thursday September 7, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm
Oval Office - Sphinx on K (formerly known as the Almas Conference Center) 1315 K Street, NW, Washington DC 20005

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