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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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Friday, September 8 • 8:30am - 10:00am
A Thorough Tour of GTFS: Creating, Improving, Sharing, Finding - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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For over 10 years, public transit agencies have been sharing their schedules with Google and others using the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS). This common format has enabled a wide range of apps, services, and businesses to be built around such data. Attendees will take a soup to nuts tour through the basics of GTFS, best practices, the mechanics of publishing, and how to work with other agencies’ feeds.

Attendance at this session will offer: 1.5 AICP credits

Session Lead: Drew Dara-Abrams, Ph.D., Head of Mobility Products, Mapzen, San Francisco, CA 
  • Learning to Use GTFS: World Bank's Online Course for Developing Regions
    Holly Krambeck, Senior Transport Specialist, World Bank IBRD, Washington, DC
    Tatiana Peralta-Quiros, Transport Economist, World Bank IBRD, Washington, DC
  • GTFS Best Practices: A New Guide Created Collaboratively by Data Consumers, Producers, and the Rocky Mountain Institute
    Aaron Antrim, Principal, Trillium Solutions, Inc., Portland, OR
    Sean Barbeau, Principal Mobile Software Architect for R&D, University of South Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research, Tampa, FL 
  • Publishing, Consuming, and Improving GTFS with the Transitland Platform
    Drew Dara-Abrams, Ph.D., Head of Mobility Products, Mapzen, San Francisco, CA
    Ian Rees, Software Engineer, Mapzen, San Francisco, CA 

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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 for riders... Read More →

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Aaron Antrim

Principal, Trillium Solutions, Inc.
I work on supporting transport data interoperability broadly -- developing and improving data specifications for multimodal transportation and infrastructure.
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Holly Krambeck

Senior Economist, The World Bank
Holly Krambeck leads a diverse investment portfolio of urban and rural transport projects, as well as a series of initiatives for integrating innovative, low cost technologies for transport data collection and analysis into Bank operations. She has led the creation of the world's... Read More →
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Sean Barbeau, Ph.D.

Principal Mobile Software Architect for R&D, University of South Florida
Dr. Sean J. Barbeau (barbeau@cutr.usf.edu) is the Principal Mobile Software Architect for R&D at the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida. Dr. Barbeau has served as the PI for many projects researching and developing apps for mobile phones... Read More →
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Tatiana Peralta Quiros

Transport & Technology - Economist, World Bank
Tatiana Peralta-Quiros is Transport Economist working on the collection and use of innovative data & technology. She works with different teams to operationalize and pilot the use of digital data, data analytics, and innovative technology in transport projects. Tatiana works with... Read More →

Ian Rees

Software Engineer, Mapzen
Ian Rees is a software engineer on the Mobility Team at Mapzen, where he helps build software for aggregating open transit data from around the world. Ian holds a Ph.D. in computational biology from Baylor College of Medicine.

Friday September 8, 2017 8:30am - 10:00am EDT
Oval Office - Sphinx on K (formerly known as the Almas Conference Center) 1315 K Street, NW, Washington DC 20005

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