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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
Tough Cookies? Accessibility, Simplifying Data, TNC vs Paratransit - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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Learn how Metrolinx uses an accessibility toolkit, how DC makes complex information available to people, and explore juxtaposed data for TNC and paratransit.

Attendance at this session will offer: 1.5 AICP credits
  • Metrolinx Accessibility Toolkit
    Christopher Livett, Transportation Planning Analyst, Metrolinx, Toronto, ON - Canada
  • Access all Areas: Measuring Accessibility to Jobs by Public Transit for Individuals with Physical Disability in Three Major Canadian Cities
    Emily Grise, Phd Student, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec Canada


Robert Marsters, PMP

Senior Project Manager, GeoDecisions a division of Gannett Fleming, Inc.

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Emily Grise

PhD Student, McGill University
My main research focuses on urban public transit planning and operations. Specifically, I am interested in enhancing customer satisfaction and the provision of public transit service for an aging population. My other research interests include public transit operations and reliability... Read More →
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Chris Livett

Transportation Planning Analyst, Metrolinx/GO Transit
Focussed on using data and spatial analysis to support transportation planning. Identifying the right metrics and tools while understanding the pitfalls of each. My presentation will be focussed on the TransCAD-based transit accessibility/connectivity toolkit we developed, how we... Read More →

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