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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 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Use Your Data: Applying Big Data, O-D Survey Data for Service Improvements and Title VI Equity Analysis - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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Learn to leverage big data to improve transit (performance, reliability, efficiency), hear about opportunities to use Origin-Destination Survey data, and using GIS for Title VI Equity Analysis.

Attendance at this session will offer: 1.5 AICP credits
  • Transit Origin-Destination Survey Flow Analysis
    Jeremy Strauss, Transportation Planner, Foursquare Integrated Transportation PlanningRockville, MD
  • Leveraging Big Data to Improve Operational Performance, Reliability, and Efficiency
    Marshall Ballard, GISP, Senior Transportation Planner - GIS Manager, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), San Jose, CA
    Jonny Simkin, CEO, Swiftly, Inc, San Francisco, CA
  • Title VI Service Equity Analysis
    Nazrul Islam, Community Planner, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC

Moderators
avatar for Carl Anderson, GISP

Carl Anderson, GISP

Senior Systems Architect, New Light Technologies Inc
Carl Anderson, GISP supports Federal, State, Local and Private partners with geospatial needs. he is a former URISA President and has 30+ years of geospatial experience.

Speakers
avatar for Marshall Ballard, GISP

Marshall Ballard, GISP

Transportation Informatics Architect, Fehr & Peers
Marshall is an interdisciplinary Geographer, who has diverse experience with Environmental remediation projects, Transit Studies, Community Development projects, Express Lanes studies and implementations, Transportation software development projects, and he has authored public policies... Read More →
avatar for M. Nazrul Islam, PhD, PE

M. Nazrul Islam, PhD, PE

Transportation Specialist, Federal Transit Administration
Dr. Nazrul Islam is a transportation specialist for the Federal Transit Administration. He is working at FTA’s Office of Planning and Environment for the last nine years. Prior to joining FTA, Dr. Islam worked for a consulting firm for more than thirteen years, specializing in... Read More →
avatar for Jonny Simkin

Jonny Simkin

CEO, Swiftly, Inc.
Jonny Simkin is the Co-founder and CEO of Swiftly, a big data platform that helps public transit agencies improve their operational performance, service reliability, and real-time passenger information. Swiftly currently works with more than 35 cities and impacts the lives of over... Read More →
avatar for Jeremy Strauss

Jeremy Strauss

Transportation Planner, Foursquare Integrated Transportation Planning
Jeremy Strauss is a Transportation Planner at Foursquare Integrated Transportation Planning in Rockville, Maryland. Foursquare provides innovative transportation solutions that are practical, focused, and implementable. Our work areas include regional planning, transit service planning... Read More →



Thursday September 7, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT
Hamilton/Madison - Sphinx on K (formerly known as the Almas Conference Center) 1315 K Street, NW, Washington DC 20005