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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 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Safe Transit? Accident Hot Spots, Youth, and Safe Stops - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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Learn about MTA’s mapping of accident hot spots, the relationship between transit and youths in Worcester, and how to measure the correlation between bus stop location and pedestrian safety.

Attendance at this session will offer: 1.5 AICP credits
  • Mapping Transit Accident Hot Spots using MTA Accident Mapping System
    Leo Fothergill, Maryland Transit Administration, Baltimore, MD
    Woon Kim, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, Washington, DC
  • The Impact of Public Transportation on Youth in Worcester
    Madilyn Jacobsen, Clark University, Claremont, CA
  • Using GIS to Measure the Impact of Bus Stop Location on Pedestrian Safety
    Brian Pessaro, Senior Research Associate, Center for Urban Transportation Research, Tampa, FL

Moderators
avatar for Jonathan P. Brooks

Jonathan P. Brooks

Assistant Research Scientist, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Jonathan Brooks is an Assistant Research Scientist with Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s Transit Mobility Program and offices in Houston, Texas. He is an active young professional researcher with a diverse background including driving Motorcoach in the private sector. He concentrates... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Leo Fothergill, GISP

Leo Fothergill, GISP

GIS Project Manager, Maryland Transit Administration / AECOM
Mr. Leo Fothergill has over 15 years of experience in supporting safety, environmental, and transportation projects using geographic information systems (GIS) and database technology. He is experienced in providing applications, maps, spatial analysis, databases, data services and... Read More →
avatar for Madilyn Jacobsen

Madilyn Jacobsen

Student
Recent graduate of Clark University ('17), continuing at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in the fall for Masters of City and Regional Planning ('19). Areas of interest: youth mobility, effective public participation, applications of GIS for understanding social anxieties of transit.
avatar for Woon Kim

Woon Kim

Senior Analyst, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
Woon Kim joined the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in April 2017 as a Senior Analyst responsible for key and complicated data analysis efforts. Previously, she was a Safety Data Manager and Analyst in the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) managing daily accident reports and... Read More →
avatar for Brian Pessaro

Brian Pessaro

Senior Research Associate, CUTR
Brian Pessaro has been a senior research associate at the Center for Urban Transportation Research since 2009. His areas of research include bus rapid transit, vehicle assist and automation technology in transit, and transit performance monitoring. He is currently working on a research... Read More →



Thursday September 7, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Oval Office - Sphinx on K (formerly known as the Almas Conference Center) 1315 K Street, NW, Washington DC 20005

Attendees (10)